Misqal

Misqal

A Tatar unit of weight approximately equivalent to 4.27 grams. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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Mahmud obtained one million silver coins from Bulundshehr, five idols amounting to 98,300 misqal (10 mounds) of gold and 200 silver idols from the temple of Mathura.