CIIIGB1:  English Wool Weight

Commercial English wool weight, 1760-1820, used to weigh sacks of wool. The shield-shaped weight is of bronze and measures 18 cm long x 10 cm wide. It weighs 7 pounds (half-stone), and is decorated in high relief with the Royal Arms of Great Britain and a GR above a lion and unicorn. It is stamped with two crowned "G"s (hallmark of George III), two daggers (hallmark of London), and two letters and a coffee pot. Identified by Lavagne. Reference: Skinner. Weights and Measures, pp. 100-101.