rittenhouse

noun
United States astronomer said to have built the first telescope made in America; also the first director of the United States Mint (1732-1796) 
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Rittenhouse was one of the first to build a telescope used in the united states.
Rittenhouse believed that the design of the coin made the coin a piece of artwork.
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