Lot 511: Byzantine Trade Weight Group
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th-14th century AD. A group of eight bronze trade weights, each with gussets to the rim, impressed point to the centre of each face, the largest with hatched panels and pointillé 'H I N' to one face. See Weber, K. Byzantinische Münzgewichte: Materialkorpus für 1-Nomisma-Gewichte, Schwelm, 2009, for discussion. 238 grams total, 19-42mm (3/4 - 1 3/4"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [8, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.