# Troy Pounds to Pennyweights Converter

Select conversion type:

Rounding options:

Convert Pennyweights to Troy Pounds (dwt to lb t) ▶

## Conversion Table

 troy pounds to pennyweights lb t dwt 1 lb t 240 dwt 2 lb t 480 dwt 3 lb t 720 dwt 4 lb t 960 dwt 5 lb t 1200 dwt 6 lb t 1440 dwt 7 lb t 1680 dwt 8 lb t 1920 dwt 9 lb t 2160 dwt 10 lb t 2400 dwt 11 lb t 2640 dwt 12 lb t 2880 dwt 13 lb t 3120 dwt 14 lb t 3360 dwt 15 lb t 3600 dwt 16 lb t 3840 dwt 17 lb t 4080 dwt 18 lb t 4320 dwt 19 lb t 4560 dwt 20 lb t 4800 dwt

## How to convert

1 troy pound (lb t) = 240 pennyweight (dwt). Troy Pound (lb t) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Pennyweight (dwt) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system.

## Troy Pounds: A Unit of Weight

Troy pounds are a unit of weight that are used for measuring precious metals, such as gold, silver and platinum. Troy pounds are derived from the French word troye, which was the name of a market town in France where English merchants traded in the Middle Ages. The symbol for troy pound is lb t.

## Definition of the Troy Pound

The troy pound is defined as 12 troy ounces, which are each 20 pennyweights, which are each 24 grains. The troy grain is equal to the avoirdupois grain, which is one seven-thousandth of an avoirdupois pound. The troy ounce is heavier than the avoirdupois ounce, but the troy pound is lighter than the avoirdupois pound.

The troy pound is equal to about 0.8229 avoirdupois pounds or 0.3732 kilograms. The troy ounce is equal to about 1.0971 avoirdupois ounces or 31.1035 grams. The troy grain is equal to about 0.0648 milligrams.

## How to Convert Troy Pounds

Troy pounds can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert troy pounds to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:

• To convert troy pounds to avoirdupois pounds, multiply by 0.8229. For example, 10 lb t = 10 x 0.8229 = 8.229 lb.
• To convert troy pounds to avoirdupois ounces, multiply by 13.1657. For example, 5 lb t = 5 x 13.1657 = 65.8285 oz.
• To convert troy pounds to tons (short), divide by 1216.05. For example, 20 lb t = 20 / 1216.05 = 0.0164 ton.
• To convert troy pounds to kilograms, multiply by 0.3732. For example, 15 lb t = 15 x 0.3732 = 5.598 kg.
• To convert troy pounds to grams, multiply by 373.2417. For example, 25 lb t = 25 x 373.2417 = 9331.0425 g.
• To convert troy pounds to milligrams, multiply by 373241.7216. For example, 30 lb t = 30 x 373241.7216 = 11197251.648 mg.

## Where Troy Pounds are Used

Troy pounds are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where troy pounds are used:

• In most countries that use the SI system, troy pounds are not used for measuring weight, but only for measuring precious metals, such as gold, silver and platinum.
• In the United States, troy pounds are used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver coins and bullion.
• In Canada, Australia and New Zealand, troy pounds are used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver coins and bullion.
• In the United Kingdom, troy pounds are used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver coins and bullion.
• In India, troy pounds are used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver jewelry.

## History of Troy Pounds

Troy pounds have a long history that dates back to ancient times. Here are some highlights of the history of troy pounds:

• The troy pound was originally based on the weight of a Roman libra, which was a unit of mass used in ancient Rome that was equivalent to about 328 grams.
• The troy pound was used in different systems of measurement, such as the Roman system, the Byzantine system, the Arabic system and the English system. It varied from about 350 grams to about 400 grams depending on the region and the time period.
• The troy pound was standardized by royal statutes and international agreements in different periods of history. For example, in 1527 an act of Henry VIII fixed the troy pound at exactly 5760 grains; in 1828 an act of Congress adopted the troy pound as the official unit of weight for coinage in the United States; in 1959 an international agreement defined the international avoirdupois ounce as exactly 28.349523125 grams, which made the troy ounce exactly 31.1034768 grams.

## Example Conversions of Troy Pounds to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of troy pounds to other units of weight:

• 1 lb t = 0.8229 lb
• 1 lb t = 13.1657 oz
• 1 lb t = 0.000411 ton
• 1 lb t = 0.3732 kg
• 1 lb t = 373.2417 g
• 1 lb t = 373241.7216 mg
• 1 lb t = 12 oz t
• 1 lb t = 240 dwt
• 1 lb t = 5760 gr
• 1 lb t = 0.3671 stone

## Pennyweights: A Unit of Weight

Pennyweights are a unit of weight that are used for measuring precious metals, such as gold, silver and platinum. Pennyweights are derived from the English word penny, which was the name of a coin used in the Middle Ages. The symbol for pennyweight is dwt.

## Definition of the Pennyweight

The pennyweight is defined as 24 grains, which are each one seven-thousandth of an avoirdupois pound. The grain is equal to the troy grain, which is the smallest unit of the troy weight system. The pennyweight is one twentieth of a troy ounce and one two-hundred-and-fortieth of a troy pound.

The pennyweight is equal to about 0.0549 avoirdupois ounces or 1.5552 grams. The grain is equal to about 0.0648 milligrams.

## How to Convert Pennyweights

Pennyweights can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert pennyweights to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:

• To convert pennyweights to avoirdupois ounces, divide by 18.2292. For example, 10 dwt = 10 / 18.2292 = 0.5486 oz.
• To convert pennyweights to avoirdupois pounds, divide by 291.6667. For example, 5 dwt = 5 / 291.6667 = 0.0171 lb.
• To convert pennyweights to tons (short), divide by 583333.33. For example, 20 dwt = 20 / 583333.33 = 0.000034 ton.
• To convert pennyweights to kilograms, divide by 643.0149. For example, 15 dwt = 15 / 643.0149 = 0.0233 kg.
• To convert pennyweights to grams, divide by 0.643. For example, 25 dwt = 25 / 0.643 = 38.8798 g.
• To convert pennyweights to milligrams, multiply by 1555.1738. For example, 30 dwt = 30 x 1555.1738 = 46655.214 mg.

## Where Pennyweights are Used

Pennyweights are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where pennyweights are used:

• In most countries that use the SI system, pennyweights are not used for measuring weight, but only for measuring precious metals, such as gold, silver and platinum.
• In the United States, pennyweights are sometimes used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver jewelry and scrap.
• In Canada, Australia and New Zealand, pennyweights are sometimes used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver jewelry and scrap.
• In the United Kingdom, pennyweights are sometimes used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver jewelry and scrap.
• In India, pennyweights are sometimes used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver jewelry and scrap.

## History of Pennyweights

Pennyweights have a long history that dates back to ancient times. Here are some highlights of the history of pennyweights:

• The pennyweight was originally based on the weight of an English silver penny, which was one two-hundred-and-fortieth of a Tower pound or one twentieth of a Tower ounce.
• The pennyweight was used in different systems of measurement, such as the Tower system, the Troy system, the Avoirdupois system and the Apothecaries’ system. It varied from about 1 gram to about 1.7 grams depending on the region and the time period.
• The pennyweight was standardized by royal statutes and international agreements in different periods of history. For example, in 1527 an act of Henry VIII fixed the pennyweight at exactly 24 grains; in 1828 an act of Congress adopted the troy ounce as the official unit of weight for coinage in the United States; in 1959 an international agreement defined the international avoirdupois ounce as exactly 28.349523125 grams, which made the troy ounce exactly 31.1034768 grams.

## Example Conversions of Pennyweights to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of pennyweights to other units of weight:

• 1 dwt = 0.0549 oz
• 1 dwt = 0.0034 lb
• 1 dwt = 0.0000017 ton
• 1 dwt = 0.0016 kg
• 1 dwt = 1.5552 g
• 1 dwt = 1555.1738 mg
• 1 dwt = 0.05 oz t
• 1 dwt = 0.0833 lb t
• 1 dwt = 24 gr

Español     Russian     Français