coin scale

Made:
1750-1760 in Unknown place
Coin Scale

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

Unsigned 'Justirt' European portable, swan-necked beam scale for coins with eight square brass weights and one flat brass grain weight in wooden case.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
Y1973.65.14
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
case: 25 mm x 130 mm x 65 mm,
type:
coin scale
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
  • beamscale
credit:
Gift of Mrs. Hamilton