Sunday, July 16, 2006

Serbia 20 dinara 2006 - Nikola Tesla

New circulating type:

"20 dinara: 150th anniversary of NIKOLA TESLA's birth"
(information provided by Alex Zlotin)

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a Serbian inventor, physicist, mechanical engineer and electrical engineer, regarded as one of the most important inventors in history. He is also well known for his contributions to the discipline of electricity and magnetism in the late 19th and early 20th century. His patents and theoretical work form the basis of modern AC electric power systems, including the polyphase power distribution systems and the AC motor, with which he helped usher in the Second Industrial Revolution.

The original picture:

LINK: National Bank of Serbia
LINK: Wikipedia: Nikola Tesla
LINK: Damn Interesting: Tesla

Alloy: 70% Cu, 12% Ni, 18% Zn
Diameter: 26,00 mm
Weight: 9,00 g

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