Miskal


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Miskal

A Turkish measure of weight approximately equivalent to 0.312 grams. It became obsolete when Turkey made the metric system mandatory in 1933.
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A ruby weighing 450 miskals or nearly 2 kilograms was found in one of the temples.
(1) Nisab for gold was equal to 20 Miskals and Nisab for silver was 200 dirhams, which were equivalent to 140 Miskals in weight.