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Today is 15 Mulk, 174 B.E. (Feb 21, 2018)

Language of Origin: Arabic

Unit of Weight

A mithqal is a unit of weight in the Islamic world, usually taken as equivalent to 4.25 grams, used especially to weigh precious metals. The Gold Dinar is equal to 1 Mithqal.

One mithqal is equal to 4.25 grams or .136 Troy Ounces.

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