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--- Quote from: glebe on January 18, 2018, 12:35:24 am ---What exactly does "coin weight" mean here?

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They are weights which were designed to weigh coins in order to assure their quality. I don't know all that much about them, other than that I acquired one several years ago because it fit in with my collection of medieval Hungarian coins. It is in my gallery:

I attach a link to a Coin Week article on coin weights:



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