Typical scale weights used during the Yuan period were found. The bronze weights have inscriptions, “Qingyuan” on one side and “Year of Gengshen” on the other. Qingyuan refers to present-day Ningbo, and the zodiac year of gengshen (gyeongsin in Korean) may be 1320.

Provenance: Dodeok-do, Bangchuk-ri, Jido-myeon, Sinan-gun, Jeollanam-do

Materials: Copper Alloy

Dimensions: H. 9.3cm, D. 4.5cm

Accession Number: Sinan 9937

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