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Reverse of medal commemorating the brilliant comet of November 1618. The message says that God sent us the starry comet as a warning to us to lead better lives. This comet prompted many pamphlets, including Galileo Galilei's (1564-1642) polemical masterpiece 'Il Saggiatore' ('The Assayer'). (Rome, 1623).

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Reverse of medal commemorating  the brilliant comet of November 1618.  The message says that God sent us the starry comet as a warning to us to lead better lives.  This comet prompted many pamphlets, including Galileo Galilei's (1564-1642) polemical masterpiece 'Il Saggiatore' ('The Assayer'). (Rome, 1623).