Nested cup weights, brass

Made:
1818 in Gothenburg

Set of 9 brass nested cup weights for 128 Ducato dated 1818, from the Castlereagh Collection for Gothenburg (Sweden).

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-214/1
Materials:
brass, complete
Measurements:
1/4 Ducat - Button: .001 kg
1/4 Ducat: .001 kg
1/2 Ducat: .002 kg
1 Ducat: .003 kg
2 Ducat: .007 kg
4 Ducats: .014 kg
8 Ducats: .028 kg
16 Ducats: .056 kg
32 Ducats: .111 kg
128 Ducats - Total: weight 445 8g:
32 Lods:
64 Ducats - Case: weight 222 9g:
type:
swedish cup weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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