# Troy pound conversions

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## What is troy pound?

The international **troy pound** is a unit of mass in the Imperial and US customary systems of units equal to 0.3732417216 kilograms (1 lb t = 0.3732417216 kg), the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 373.2417216 grams (g), or 373,241.7216 milligrams (mg) or 373.2417216x106 micrograms (μg) (SI units of mass), or 12 troy ounces (oz t), or 5,760 grains (gr) or 0.82285714 pounds (lb), which are US customary / Imperial units of mass.

The **pound definition** varies depending on the system of units used, as follows:

- The avoirdupois pound (or simply "pound"), equal to 453.59237 grams (g) or 0.45359237 kilograms (kg)
- The troy pound, equal to 373.2417216 grams (g) or 0.3732417216 kilograms (kg)
- The metric pound, equal to 500 grams (g) or 0.5 kilograms (kg)

Over time, various pounds have been recorded. Examples of pound units include:

- The tower pound, equal to about 350 grams (g) or 0.350 kilograms (kg)
- The merchant's pound, equal to about 437.5 grams (g) or 0.4375 kilograms (kg)
- The London pound, equal to about 466.66 grams (g) or 0.46666 kilograms (kg)
- The Roman libra, equal to about 327 grams (g) or 0.327 kilograms (kg)
- The Russian pound (or funt), equal to about 409.52 grams (g) or 0.40952 kilograms (kg)
- The Jersey pound, equal to about 490 grams (g) or 0.490 kilograms (kg)

The troy pound was used as a unit of mass by apothecaries and jewellers. Nowadays, the troy pound is no longer in common use.

*Notes:*

(i) The name "pound" comes from the Latin phrase "libra pondo" which means "a pound weight"

(ii) The abbreviation "lb" for pound comes from the Roman "libra"; the "lbs" abbreviation is also commonly used to indicate the plural unit "pounds"

*Symbol:*

lb t

*Plural:*

troy pounds

*Also known as:*

troy pound-mass (symbol: lbm t)

## Troy pound conversions: direct links

A compehensive list with conversions from troy pounds to other (metric, imperial, or customary) mass and weight measurement units is displayed below.

- troy pound to atomic mass unit (lb t to amu)
- troy pound to carat (lb t to ct)
- troy pound to centigram (lb t to cg)
- troy pound to crith
- troy pound to dalton (lb t to Da)
- troy pound to decigram (lb t to dg)
- troy pound to drachm (lb t to drc)
- troy pound to dram (lb t to dr)
- troy pound to electron mass (lb t to m
_{e}) - troy pound to grain (lb t to gr)
- troy pound to gram (lb t to g)
- troy pound to hundredweight (UK) (lb t to cwt)
- troy pound to hundredweight (US) (lb t to cwt)
- troy pound to kilogram (lb t to kg)
- troy pound to kilotonne (lb t to kt)
- troy pound to kip
- troy pound to long ton
- troy pound to metric grain (lb t to metric gr)
- troy pound to metric pound (lb t to metric lb)
- troy pound to metric ton (lb t to t)
- troy pound to microgram (lb t to μg)
- troy pound to milligram (lb t to mg)
- troy pound to nanogram (lb t to ng)
- troy pound to ounce (lb t to oz)
- troy pound to pennyweight (lb t to dwt)
- troy pound to picogram (lb t to pg)
- troy pound to pound (lb t to lb)
- troy pound to quarter (UK) (lb t to qtr)
- troy pound to quarter (US) (lb t to qtr)
- troy pound to quintal
- troy pound to short ton
- troy pound to tonne (lb t to t)
- troy pound to troy ounce (lb t to oz t)