cylindrical knobbed weights

1800-1818 in Italy
Vincenzo Todran

Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights for the Roman Pound of 12 ounces from the Castlereagh Collection for Ancona (Italy).

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Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
brass and complete
1 denari or 24 grani (grains): 0.001 kg
10 Scrupoli: 0.001 kg
12 grani: 0.001 kg
2 denari: 0.002 kg
1 dramma: 0.004 kg
3 denari: 0.004 kg
4 denari: 0.005 kg
5 denari:0.006 kg
1/4 oz - 6 denari: 0.007 kg
1/2 oz - 12 denari: 0.014 kg
1 oz - 24 denari: 0.028 kg
1/6 lb - 2 oz: 0.057 kg
1/4 lb - 3 oz: 0.085 kg
1/2 lb - 6 oz: 0.17 kg
1 lb - 12 oz: 0.34 kg
5 grani:
6 grani:
italian weight
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)

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