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Medieval - Bronze 'Tumbrel' Coin Balance

Coins - Scales and Weights


LOT 309

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 500
EUR (€) 450 - 560
USD ($) 530 - 660
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £564

MEDIEVAL - BRONZE 'TUMBREL' COIN BALANCE

C. 14th century AD. Folding pocket balance to weigh coins. The body of the balance recessed to receive the free-swinging arm with coin platform, balanced by the shaft and rotating about a bronze pin axle. Fully functional and rare thus. 80 mm (closed).

Condition
Very fine.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Lot No. 309

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