Lot 455: Byzantine Large Trade Weight with Church
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-7th century AD. A discoid bronze trade weight with low-relief image to one face of a church façade with gabled roofs, windows, door with prominent cross above. Cf. Bendall, S. Byzantine Weights: An Introduction, London, 1996, item 90 for architectural image. 125 grams, 49mm (2"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.