Common Weights and Measures

 


24 carat - 100% pure or 999 fine
23 carat - 95.83% pure or 958 fine
22 carat - 91.7% pure or 917 fine
21 carat - 87.6% pure or 875 fine
18 carat - 75% pure or 750 fine
14 carat - 58.3% pure or 583 fine
9 carat - 37.5% pure or 375 fine
1 dram (Apothecaries) = 3 scruples (Apothecaries)
1 dram (Apothecaries) = 3 scruples
1 dram (Apothecaries) = 0.125 ounce (Troy)
1 dram (Apothecaries) = 3.8879 grams
1 dram (Apothecaries) = 2.1943 drams (Avoirdupois)
1 dram (Avoirdupois) = 27.34375 grains
1 dram (Avoirdupois) = 0.4557262 dram (Apothecaries)
1 dram (Avoirdupois) = 1.7718 grams
1 dram (Avoirdupois) = 0.0625 ounces
8 drams (Apothecaries) = 60 grains (Apothecaries)
1 grain = 0.00208333 ounces (Troy)
1 grain (Jeweler's) = 0.25 carat
1 grain (Jeweler's) = 0.7716 grain (Troy)
1 grain (Troy) = 1.2960083 grains (Jeweler's)
1 grain = 0.06479891 grams
1 grain = 0.05 scruples (Apothecaries)
1 grain = 0.04166667 pennyweight
1 gram = 15.43237 grains
1 gram = 0.035273966 ounces (Avoirdupois)
1 gram = 0.03215 ounces (Troy)
1 gram = 0.7716 scruples
1 gram = 0.25721 dram (Apothecaries)
1 mina (Hebrew) = 499 grams
1 mina (Greek) = 100 drachmai
1 mina (Greek) = 431 grams
1 mina (Babylonian) = 0.016666667 talents
1 mina (Babylonian) = 60 shekels
1 mina (Hebrew or Phoenician) = 50 shekels
1 mina (Hebrew or Phoenician) = 0.02 talents
1 ounce (Troy) = 31.10349 grams
1 ounce (Troy) = 480 grains
1 ounce (Troy) = 20 Pennyweight
1 ounce (Troy) = 1 ounce (Apothecaries)
1 ounce (Troy) = 1.0971434 ounce (Avoirdupois)
1 ounce (Apothecaries) = 1 ounce (Troy)
1 ounce (Apothecaries) = 0.08333 pounds
1 ounce (Apothecaries) = 1.0971434 ounce (Avoirdupois)
1 ounce (Apothecaries) = 31.103476 grams
1 ounce (Apothecaries) = 480 grains
1 ounce (Apothecaries) = 8 drams (Apothecaries)
1 ounce (Avoirdupois) = 437.5 grains
1 ounce (Avoirdupois) = 0.9114579 ounce (Apothecaries)
1 ounce (Avoirdupois) = 0.9114579 ounce (Troy)
1 ounce (Avoirdupois) = 28.349523124 grams
1 ounce (Avoirdupois) = 16 drams
1 pennyweight = 0.05 ounces (Troy)
1 pennyweight = 1.5551745 grams
1 pennyweight = 24 grains
1 pound (Apothecaries) = 0.37324188 kilograms
1 pound (Apothecaries) = 1 pounds (Troy)
1 pound (Apothecaries) = 12 ounces (Apothecaries)
1 pound (Apothecaries) = 0.8228571 pounds (Avoirdupois)
1 pound (Avoirdupois) = 1.2152778 pounds (Troy)
1 pound (Avoirdupois) = 1.2152778 pounds (Apothecaries)
1 pound (Avoirdupois) = 16 ounces
1 pound (Avoirdupois) = 7000 grains
1 pound (Avoirdupois) = 0.45359 kilograms
1 pound (Troy) = 0.37324188 kilograms
1 pound (Troy) = 12 ounces (Troy)
1 pound (Troy) = 13.16572 ounces (Avoirdupois)
1 pound (Troy) = 5760
1 pound (Troy) = 1 pounds (Apothecaries)
1 pound (Troy) = 0.8228571 pounds (Avoirdupois)
1 scruple = 1.295978 grams
1 scruple = 0.33333 dram (Apothecaries)
1 scruples (Apothecaries) = 0.0416666 ounce (Troy)
1 scruples (Apothecaries) = 20 grains (Apothecaries)
1 shekel (Babylonian) = 0.016666667 mina (Babylonian)
1 shekel (Hebrew or Phoenician) = 0.02 mina (Hebrew or Phoenician)
1 shekel (Hebrew or Phoenician) = 16.333 grams (also as low as 8.5 grams)
1 shekel (Hebrew or Phoenician) = 252 grains
1 shekel (Hebrew or Phoenician) = 0.5760 ounce (Avoirdupois)
1 talent (Babylonian) = 60 mina
1 talent (Hebrew or Phoenician) = 50 mina


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