Accession number: 2010.04.05
Object type: Scale, Balance
Date: circa 1780
Measurements: 9 cm L x 1.5 cm W
Marks/Label: Soverign Warrented
Narrative: Previous number: 10.07.28.67A
Description: Small brass coin verification scale. In centre of scale is a hinge, attached to a small platform. Stamped onto the platform is, "Sovereign Warrented", surrounding a crown. To the left of the hinge is a round weight, stamped with a crown. To the right of the hinge are two round coin holders. The left holder is stamped, "Sovereign Warrented". The right holder is stamped, "Sovereign 2".
History of Use: For weighing gold soverigns. Belonged to Gideon White.