Lot 643: Chinese bronze weight (16 tael) Northern Song Dynasty, 9591126 AD

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Description: Chinese bronze weight (16 tael) Northern Song Dynasty, 9591126 AD Weight: 591 g = 1 lb. 4 oz. Height: 101 mm = 4 inches; Width: 68 mm = 2.7 in; Thickness at the base: 28 mm. Condition: natural patina, oxidation and rust all over. 591g : 36.7g = 16.1 tael. Tael. Tael or tahil can refer to any one of several weight measures of the Far East. Most commonly, it refers to the Chinese tael, a part of the Chinese system of weights and currency. Historical usage In China, there were many different weighting standards of tael depending on the region or type of trade. In general the silver tael weighed around 40 grams (1.3 ozt). The most common government measure was the Kuping ("treasury standard") tael, weighing 37.5 grams (1.21 ozt). A common commercial weight, the Caoping ( "canal shipping standard") tael weighed 36.7 grams (1.18 ozt) of marginally less pure silver.
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