The Mass of the English Troy Pound in the Eighteenth Century

@article{Simpson2004TheMO,
  title={The Mass of the English Troy Pound in the Eighteenth Century},
  author={A. Simpson and R. Connor},
  journal={Annals of Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={61},
  pages={321 - 349}
}
An examination of British and French weights exchanged between the Royal Society and the Académie royale des sciences in the 1730s has led to a re‐assessment of the Elizabethan troy standards from the Exchequer and the suggestion that the mass of the troy pound has been revised upwards. In turn this is used to support the idea of an evolutionary relationship between the early bullion ounces of England, France, and the Low Countries. 
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