Coin Scales, the Property of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 13th May 2015

Sold for £360

Estimate: £100 - £200

A hand-held balance, c. 1780, with brass weights (10), for Moidore, Half- and Quarter-Moidore, Guinea and Half-Guinea (W 1415, 1425, 1441, 1447, 1451), £3 12s, 36s, 18s, 9s and 4s 6d; a handheld balance, c. 1800, with brass weights for 21s, 10s 6d and infra; a Sovereign balance by H. Bell & Co, Prescot, Lancs, with five knobbed weights [Lot]. Generally about very fine; in fitted cases £100-200