With the help of weights, the value of trade goods was determined. When the scale pans were in balance, the value of the goods was determined. Weights as those shown here have been discovered in many places of trade in the North and Baltic Sea area.
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Creator: Foto: AMH
Date: Middle Age
Location: Hamburg-Altstadt, Domplatz
Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum