ITALY, coin weight 18th century

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ITALY, coin weight, no date (18th century), Obverse: 2 PISTOLE D’ITALIE V DE IIII GR ., countermarked incuse lis, Reverse: floreate cross, brass, 19mm, 6.54g, like Dieudonne XII-1/2, made in France, F

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We’re specifically referring to coin weights here. They were made and used from Greek times until the early 20th century. The purpose was to check the weight of gold and silver coins.