Chinese bronze weight Northern Song Dynasty, 9591126 AD. 591 g = 1 lb. Height: 101 mm = 4 inches. Width: 68 mm = 2.7 in. Thickness at the base: 28 mm.
Condition: natural patina, oxidation and rust all over. 591g : 36.7g = 16.1 tael. Or tahil can refer to any one of several weight. Most commonly, it refers to the Chinese.Tael, a part of the Chinese system. In China, there were many different weighting standards of tael depending on the region or type of trade. Tael weighed around 40 grams (1.3 ozt). The most common government measure was the Kuping. "Treasury standard" tael, weighing 37.5 grams (1.21 ozt).
A common commercial weight, the Caoping. The item "Chinese bronze coin weight (16 tael) N. Song Dynasty, 9591126 AD" is in sale since Saturday, March 14, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques".
The seller is "ukr10" and is located in Clearwater Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.