Copper-Alloy Balance Weight with Cross in a Circular Border
3/8 × 1 × 1 in., 1.8oz. (1 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm, 51g)
Purchase, Christopher C. Grisanti and Suzanne P. Fawbush, and Alastair B. Martin Gifts, 2002
Crosses became a popular decoration on Byzantine weights. In Byzantium, precise measurement of goods was achieved by a set of standard balance weights.
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