Quarter Ounce 'Outer Cup' Weight 005354

Quarter Ounce 'Outer Cup' Weight 005354
Rare Quarter Ounce 'Outer Cup' Weight
Copper Alloy, 7.24 grams; 19.50 mm. Circa 12th - 14th Century A.D. Part of a nest of several weights, this example used for weighing a quarter of an ounce although Norman Biggs writes: ‘It is possible these lead cup-weights were used for purposes other than bullion weighing. Ref: Similar example illustrated in English Weights by Norman Biggs, Page 14. Very Fine condition.


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