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King's Scales

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The King's Scales is a position in the royal court of the Seven Kingdoms. The position falls under the jurisdiction of the master of coin.[1]

According to a semi-canon source, the King's Scales is the keeper of the royal weights and measures, and enforces the measurement standards throughout Westeros.[2] Spice, wine, and wool factors are employed by the King's Scales, and play a more direct role in assessing tariffs and duties.[2]

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A Clash of Kings

Tyrion Lannister notes that several key offices of the royal bureaucracy are filled by Petyr Baelish's men, among them the King's Scales.[1]

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