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POST MEDIEVAL WEIGHT

A Post Medieval copper alloy trade weight, dating to the reign of Queen Anne (AD 1702-1707). The object is circular, tapering slightly to the base. There is a circular recess on the widest face, with three stamps visible. A crowned A signifying Queen Anne, a sword signifying the city of London and a ewer signifying the Founder's guild. There is also an engraved circle on the face, suggesting the o…