The most expensive pint in Britain - £39K pint jug

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The most expensive pint in Britain..<br />
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An Elizabethan bronze pint mug used by weights and measures officials to make sure publicans weren't ripping off punters has sold for £39,000.<br />
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In 1601 Queen Elizabeth I ordered bronze measuring mugs to be issued across all the towns in England to enforce fair trade.