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.