Troy Weight.

4 Grains

1 carat.

6 Carats or 24 grs . . .

1 pennyweight.

20 Pennyweights or 480 grs.

1 ounce, oz.

12 Ounces......

1 pound.

By this weight are weighed Gold, Silver, Jewels, Amber, Precious Stones, etc. The proportion of a pound Troy to a pound Avoirdupoise is as 14 to 17. - 14 oz. 11 dwts. 16 grs. Troy, or 7000 grains, are equal to a pound Avoirdupoise. A pound Troy contains 5760 grains.