CIN5:  Nuremberg Nested Weights

Nuremberg nested weights for Spanish use, 18th century. The master cup measures 8.3 cm diameter at the top x 5.6 cm diameter at the bottom. Binary system-460.5 g. Total theoretical weight = 4 Castile pounds; case = 2 pounds; 1 pound, 8 oz, 4 oz, 2 oz/cup. Marked with a 3-leaf clover, the arms of Castile, and the arms of Leon. Identified by Lavagne. Reference: Kisch. Scales & Weights, p. 175, chart 5, #1.