Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit was born on May 24th, 1686 in Gdansk. He was a Prussian physicist and the inventor of measuring instruments.
Fahrenheit was the first scientist who succeeded in creating a calibrated thermometer. It was this calibration which allowed the serial production of thermometers. The temperature unit «degrees Fahrenheit» was named after him.
On September 16th, 1736 the scientist died at the age of only fifty.
|Data of issue:||2014|
|Face value:||5 Dollars|
Working thermometer, see below for video of companion Celsius piece demonstrating how the coin works.