Nuremburg ~ 684

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     The Liber Chronicarum cumfiguris et ymanginibus ab inicio mundi, (The Nuremberg Chronicle), is a history of the world and the city of Nuremberg, Germany, published in 1493. This is an image of the comet of September 6, 684 A.D., the oldest appearance of  Halley's comet  to be pictured.

  SCN 387

     Some say that the picture of the comet in the Chronicle has six points, but the one which I have seen has eight points as does the picture on the stamp.