In Denmark, a unit of mass used in pharmaceutical work, = 12 unser = 96 drachmer = 288 skrupler = 5760 gran. Before 1858, it was equal to the Medizinal Pfund of the city of Nürnberg in Germany, about 357.854 grams. In 1858, it was redefined to be ¾ pund, about 375.0 grams. Finally in 1869 it was made = 500 grams.
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