See also journey (a length of time)

In England, ? – 16th century, a unit of mass by which workers at the mint measured their production of coins, = 30 Troy pounds.



The Mint-master and the Monyers, are paied for every pound weight they make, whereof 30 [pound symbol] weight they call a Iourney.

Gerard Malynes.
Vel Lex Mercatoria, or the Ancient Law-Merchant.…
London: Printed by Adam Islip, 1622.
Page 279.


Please see the quotation from Roger Ruding in the Source notes for Tower pound.

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