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Medieval - Miniature Coin Balance

Coins - Scales and Weights


LOT 503

Estimate
GBP (£) 100 - 200
EUR (€) 110 - 230
USD ($) 140 - 280
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £92

MEDIEVAL - MINIATURE COIN BALANCE

Circa 15th century AD. A small folding beam balance for weighing coins and similar low weight items; the T-shaped centre section for holding the balance while in use, with two hinged arms ending in rings to receive scale pans on cords. 5 grams, 41 mm.

Condition
Very fine, working order. Scarce thus.

Provenance
Found Bedfordshire.

Literature
See Geoff Egan, 'The Medieval Household', fig. 142 and no. 1055.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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