Castlereagh Collection weights

Made:
1800-1818 in Tripoli

Set of 6 cylindrical from the Castlereagh Collection for Tripoli (Libya) from the Castlereagh Collection for Tripoli (Libya).

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-241/1
Materials:
bronze, complete
Measurements:
Un ottavo Rotolo o sia Due Once (1/8): .062 kg
Un quarto Rotolo (1/4): .124 kg
Mezzo Rotlo (1/2, 3oz): .247 kg
1 Rotolo (6oz): .495 kg
Un Oghia o sia oncia Tripolina (1/16):
type:
arabic weight (rotolo)
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)

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