Coin scale in case

Coin scale in case
Title
Coin scale in case
Date 
ca. 1735-1752
Medium 
Wood, brass, gold, other metal, textile, string, paper
Dimensions 
case: 1 1/4 x 6 x 2 5/8 in. ( 3.2 x 15.2 x 6.7 cm )
Description 
Coin scale with shallow brass pans suspended with string from metal balance bar; in rectangular wooden case with hinged lid, green textile lining bottom, and two corner compartments containing six coin weights, one circular weight, and two square weights; paper affixed to inside of lid lists standard weights for various coins.
Object Number 
INV.497a-k
Marks 
printed: on left side of paper affixed inside lid: "Freeman / In / Bartholomew Lane / near the / Royal Exchange / London. / Maketh [and] Selleth all sorts / of Scales, Weights & Steelyards. / . . . For Exportation." printed: on right side of paper affixed inside lid: "The Standard / Weight of the following Coins / . . ." relief: on obverse and reverse of one coin: "GEORGIUS II REX" and "J / GUINEA / W"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group