roman steelyard weight
roman steelyard weight

60. Roman Steelyard Weight

1st to 5th Centuries A.D.

A Roman lead steelyard weight with iron ring. This is a good example in remarkable condition.

These weights had a variety of uses which included weighing out measures of corn and other foodstuffs and were used with a steelyard scale.

Condition: Excellent. Quite heavy!

Dimensions: 4.2cm (4cm dia.) approx.

Provenance: Ex. Private collection UK, Purchased at UK auction.


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