Convert punto (Castile) to barleycorn
Selected category: length.
Definition and details for punto (Castile):
Punto is a traditional unit of length comparable to the "point". In Castile it was defined to be equal to 1/1728 pie or about 0.16 mm.
Definition and details for barleycorn:
Barleycorn is an old English unit of distance equal to 1/3 inch or about 8.47 millimeters. In farming societies was very common to use seeds as units of length. Barley was a basic crop in England. So barleycorn was a useful unit.