Lot 512: Byzantine Trade Weight Group
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th-14th century AD. A mixed group of square bronze trade weights comprising: one with two ring-and-dot motifs to each broad face; one similar with two motifs to one face and four to the reverse; one with silver-inlaid omega and gamma; one with pointillé 'IB'; one with inlaid 'NS'; one with cross over 'NIB'; two unmarked. See Weber, K. Byzantinische Münzgewichte: Materialkorpus für 1-Nomisma-Gewichte, Schwelm, 2009 for discussion. 211 grams total, 11-35mm (1/2 - 1 1/2"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [8, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.