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LOT 8336

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GBP (£) 10 - 14
EUR (€) 12 - 16
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Sold for (Inc. bp): £6

Coin Weight - Antwerp Coin Weight for Horn Guilder

1580-1600 AD

A post-medieval irregular rectangular coin weight originating from Antwerp, for a Dutch gold Horn Guilder. Obv: shield with three U-shaped hunting horns within a tressure of three bands. Rev: upright hand of Antwerp. 1.91 grams. Fine. [No Reserve]

Literature
See Portable Antiquities Scheme Database, LON-7CF863, BERK-B15441 and KENT-5E7C88, for similar examples; see Withers, P. & B., Lions, Ships and Angels, Galata Press, 2011.