A balance scale, as historically used to measure weight. A symbol of justice, as held by Lady Justice, and of the zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Depicted as two silver or gold pans suspended from a beam and supported on a base.
Commonly used for various content concerning law and justice as well as various senses of balance and weight.
Samsung’s design previously featured a stylized, white balance scale on a green square, as an icon or symbol of legal matters or institutions.
📅 Balance Scale was approved as part of Unicode 4.1 in 2005
under the name “Scales”
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.