Nested cup weights, brass

Made:
1800-1820 in Liepaja

Set of 9 brass nested cup weights for the commercial pound from the Castlereagh Collection for Libau (Russia).

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-218/1
Materials:
brass, complete
Measurements:
1/8 Loth: .002 kg
1/4 Loth: .003 kg
1/2 Loth: .007 kg
1 Loth: .013 kg
2 Loth: .026 kg
4 Loths: .052 kg
8 Loths: .104 kg
16 Loths: .211 kg
1lb (32 Loths) - Set of Cup Weights: .42 kg
type:
coin weight
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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