Castlereagh Collection weights

Made:
1800-1818 in Italy

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Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Civita Vecchia (Italy). Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Science Museum Group Collection

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Civita Vecchia (Italy). Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Science Museum Group Collection

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Civita Vecchia (Italy). Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Science Museum Group Collection

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Civita Vecchia (Italy). Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Science Museum Group Collection

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Civita Vecchia (Italy). Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Science Museum Group Collection

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Civita Vecchia (Italy). Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Science Museum Group Collection

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Civita Vecchia (Italy). Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Science Museum Group Collection

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Civita Vecchia (Italy). Boxed set of 14 brass cylindrical knobbed weights with 7 flat brass grain weights for the Roman pound of 12 ounces.

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-207
Materials:
brass, complete, wood
Measurements:
1 denari: .001 kg
12 gn: .001 kg
2 denari: .002 kg
1 dram: .004 kg
3 denari: .004 kg
4 denari: .005 kg
5 denari: .006 kg
6 denari: .007 kg
12 denari: .014 kg
1oz: .028 kg
1/6 lb: .057 kg
1/4lb: .085 kg
1/2lb: .17 kg
1lb (12oz): .24 kg
2 gn:
3 gn:
4 gn:
5 gn:
6 gn:
type:
italian weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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