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Coin Balance, English, Late 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 49217
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Brass strip with sliding weight and two steel pins to act as the knife edge. Scale from 4.6 to 36 (ie graduated in shillings from 4/6 to 36/-). In pasteboard case.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated. Case stamped "HAI".
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Material(s): Brass and steel


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