coin scale

Made:
1817 in United Kingdom
Coin Scale

Coin Scale
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Musuem

Folding coin scale by Stephen Houghton.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
Y1973.65.5
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
case (closed): 18 mm x 136 mm x 25 mm,
type:
coin scale
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
  • beamscale
credit:
Gift of Mrs. Hamilton