Avoirdupois weight (standard)

Made:
1588 in London

One of eleven Queen Elizabeth's third set of Exchequer standard avoirdupois weights, flat circular nested weights in bronze, 8 oz. marked 1588, crown over EL, A, Reg.XXX

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1931-947 Pt5
Materials:
bronze, complete
type:
avoirdupois weight (standard)
credit:
Board of Trade
status:
Permanent collection

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