An essay on weighing of gold &c. wherein is shewn an effectual method for discovering and detecting of counterfeit pieces of money, (be they ever so artfully disguised) Which will be of great Use to prevent Persons being imposed upon by any of those ... and adulterated Pieces of Gold Coin, which are too common at this Time. This is performed by a Pair of common Scales and a Set of Gold Weights, with the Hydrostatical Instrument herein described, which may be had at a very small Expence. By this Method not only Gold Coins, &c. but also all ... of Gold and Silver Plate may be weigh'd, and their ... Value ascertained to the greatest Nicety. By William Symons, Author of The Practical Gauger

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Symons, William
Format: eBook
Published: London [printed for James Hodges, opposite St. Magnus Church, London-[Bridge] 1756, MDCC.LVI. [1756]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T122899. - Price from imprint: price One Shilling and Six pence. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([2],vi,60p) ill 8°