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TROY WEIGHT. A weight less ponderous than the avoirdupois weight, in the proportion of seven thousand, for the latter, to five thousand seven hundred and sixty, to the former. Dane's Ab. Index, h.t. Vide Weights.

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As of September last year, he said, the BSP had only purchased 7,600 troy ounces or an equivalent of 19 gold bars.
In general, to date 2,291.9 kilograms (73,679 troy ounces) of gold have been transferred to the CBA for storage.
The troy ounce units of gold will be held in the customer's account and they will have a claim on the bank against the value of these ounces just like any other currency that is kept with the bank.
The miner's total second quarter production of 179,113 attributable gold troy ounces was 9.7% higher than the prior year period and cash costs were $543/oz sold, 4.4% higher than the year-ago period.
Dating back to 1898, Nome has seen placer miners on beaches and inland recover more than a million troy ounces of gold in the years 1898 to 1985.
Offering a complete line of induction melting and holding systems, Inductotherm has built furnaces with capacities ranging from a few troy ounces to hundreds of tons and power systems from its 10 kW units to a 42,000 kW induction power supply system.
The gold and jeweled cone was created by the internationally-renowned diamond manufacturer, Lazare Kaplan International, and consists of nearly 20 troy ounces of 18k white and yellow gold, more than 630 diamonds including 548 round Lazare Diamonds, 87 Lazare square emerald cut diamonds, one 5.63 carat Fancy Intense Yellow radiant cut diamond, and has a 152.16-carat total weight.
BAGHDAD: Customs officials who caught a woman with an unusually big horde of hamburgers in her luggage found that instead of meat the sandwiches were packed with gold pieces - weighing 9.69 troy ounces in all.
Citing studies, Angara noted that between the years 2005 and 2010, BSP purchased close to 1,000,000 troy ounces of gold or 2,362 gold bars produced from small-scale mining activities.
According to the International Monetary Fund, central banks bought 1.02 billion troy ounces of gold in November, an increase of 1.4 percent from the same month in 2011.