Château de Chambord

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I’m no historian but:

>At the time of the death of King François I in 1547, the work had cost 444,070 livres


> The livre poids de marc or livre de Paris was equivalent to about 489.5 grams

I’m not sure if the purity was equivalent to today’s standard, but lets assume so…

$31.83 / oz, 28.3495g/1 oz.

$244,059,302.46 USD


**edits for accuracy

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