Troy weight

Troy weight,

Definition of Troy weight:

  1. Unit of measurement used to weigh metals such as gold, silver, and platinum. The system uses a weighing scale that differs from standard measurement configurations. The system was derived from the Troyes in France measurement system that states that one pound = twelve ounces, one ounce = twenty pennyweights, and one pennyweight = twenty-four grains.

Meaning of Troy weight & Troy weight Definition