Karch. Conversion Chart

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Metric

We only include several basic units here for you to convert historical units to contemporary ones. A more comprehensive list of metric units is available on the main weight conversion page.
karch to tonne
karch to kilogram (kg)
karch to gram (g)
Units: tonne  / kilogram (kg)  / gram (g)
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Avoirdupois (U.S.)

We only include several basic units here for you to convert historical units to contemporary ones. A more comprehensive list of U.S. units is available on the main weight conversion page.
karch to short ton (US)
karch to pound (lb)
karch to ounce (oz)
Units: short ton (US)  / pound (lb)  / ounce (oz)
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Ancient Greek (Attic/Eubolic standard)

Many ancient weights were associated with currency designating the corresponding amount of silver. The same was true for Greek units of weight. There were two dominant weight standard, one originated in Euboea (second largest Greek island after Crete), the other was from Aegina. Archeologists have found though the real weights used in different cities varied greatly.
karch to talent (τάλαντον)
karch to mina (μνᾶ)
karch to dekadrachm (δεκάδραχμον, 10 drachmae)
karch to tetradrachm (τετράδραχμον, 4 drachmae)
karch to didrachm (δίδραχμον, 2 drachmae)
karch to stater (στατήρ, weight)
karch to drachma (δραχμή, dram)
karch to tetrobol (τετρώβολον, 4 obols)
karch to triobol (τριώβολον, 3 obols)
karch to diobol (διώβολον, 2 obols)
karch to obol (ὀβολός)
karch to tritartemorion (τριτημόριον, 3 tetartemoria)
karch to hemiobol (ἡμιωβόλιον, ½ obol)
karch to trihemitetartemorion (τριημιτεταρτημόριον, 1½ tetartemorion)
karch to tetartemorion (ταρτημόριον, ¼ obol)
karch to hemitetartemorion (ἡμιτεταρτημόριον, ½ tetartemorion)
Units: talent (τάλαντον)  / mina (μνᾶ)  / dekadrachm (δεκάδραχμον, 10 drachmae)  / tetradrachm (τετράδραχμον, 4 drachmae)  / didrachm (δίδραχμον, 2 drachmae)  / stater (στατήρ, weight)  / drachma (δραχμή, dram)  / tetrobol (τετρώβολον, 4 obols)  / triobol (τριώβολον, 3 obols)  / diobol (διώβολον, 2 obols)  / obol (ὀβολός)  / tritartemorion (τριτημόριον, 3 tetartemoria)  / hemiobol (ἡμιωβόλιον, ½ obol)  / trihemitetartemorion (τριημιτεταρτημόριον, 1½ tetartemorion)  / tetartemorion (ταρτημόριον, ¼ obol)  / hemitetartemorion (ἡμιτεταρτημόριον, ½ tetartemorion)
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Ancient Greek (Aeginetic standard)

During ancient times Aegina was a rival of Athens, the great sea power of the era.
karch to talent (τάλαντον)
karch to mina (μνᾶ)
karch to dekadrachm (δεκάδραχμον, 10 drachmae)
karch to tetradrachm (τετράδραχμον, 4 drachmae)
karch to didrachm (δίδραχμον, 2 drachmae)
karch to stater (στατήρ, weight)
karch to drachma (δραχμή, dram)
karch to tetrobol (τετρώβολον, 4 obols)
karch to triobol (τριώβολον, 3 obols)
karch to diobol (διώβολον, 2 obols)
karch to obol (ὀβολός)
karch to tritartemorion (τριτημόριον, 3 tetartemoria)
karch to hemiobol (ἡμιωβόλιον, ½ obol)
karch to trihemitetartemorion (τριημιτεταρτημόριον, 1½ tetartemorion)
karch to tetartemorion (ταρτημόριον, ¼ obol)
karch to hemitetartemorion (ἡμιτεταρτημόριον, ½ tetartemorion)
Units: talent (τάλαντον)  / mina (μνᾶ)  / dekadrachm (δεκάδραχμον, 10 drachmae)  / tetradrachm (τετράδραχμον, 4 drachmae)  / didrachm (δίδραχμον, 2 drachmae)  / stater (στατήρ, weight)  / drachma (δραχμή, dram)  / tetrobol (τετρώβολον, 4 obols)  / triobol (τριώβολον, 3 obols)  / diobol (διώβολον, 2 obols)  / obol (ὀβολός)  / tritartemorion (τριτημόριον, 3 tetartemoria)  / hemiobol (ἡμιωβόλιον, ½ obol)  / trihemitetartemorion (τριημιτεταρτημόριον, 1½ tetartemorion)  / tetartemorion (ταρτημόριον, ¼ obol)  / hemitetartemorion (ἡμιτεταρτημόριον, ½ tetartemorion)
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Ancient Roman

The base Roman unit of weight was libra (Roman pound) that contained 12 uncias. Modern estimates of the libra ranges from 322 to 329 grams with 328.9 grams an accepted figure. The base unit for coins was as that used to be 12 uncias initially and then gradually reduced to only half an uncia. Another silver coin was called denarius equal to 10 asses (from Latin dēnī - containing ten), it was later recalibrated to contain 16 asses or four sestertii. A literal meaning of each unit is given in parentheses.
karch to libra (Roman pound, balance)
karch to deunx (11⁄12 libra, less a twelfth)
karch to dextans (10⁄12 libra, less a sixth)
karch to dodrans (9⁄12 libra, less a fourth)
karch to bes (8⁄12 libra, two of an as)
karch to septunx (7⁄12 libra, seven-twelfths)
karch to semis (6⁄12 libra, a half)
karch to quincunx (5⁄12 libra, five-twelfths)
karch to triens (4⁄12 libra, a third)
karch to quadrans (1⁄4 libra, a fourth)
karch to teruncius (3⁄12 libra, triple twelfth)
karch to sextans (2⁄12 libra, a sixth)
karch to sescuncia (1⁄8 libra, 1½ twelfths)
karch to uncia (Roman ounce, a twelfth)
karch to semuncia (½ uncia, half-twelfth)
karch to duella (⅓ uncia, little double [sixths])
karch to sicilicus (¼ uncia, little sickle)
karch to sextula (1⁄6 uncia, little sixth)
karch to drachma (1⁄8 uncia, from Greek unit δραχμή)
karch to semisextula (1⁄12 uncia, half-little sixth)
karch to scrupulum (1⁄24 uncia, small pebble)
karch to obolus (1⁄48 uncia, from Greek unit ὀβολός 'metal spit')
karch to siliqua (1⁄144 uncia, carat, carob seed)
Units: libra (Roman pound, balance)  / deunx (11⁄12 libra, less a twelfth)  / dextans (10⁄12 libra, less a sixth)  / dodrans (9⁄12 libra, less a fourth)  / bes (8⁄12 libra, two of an as)  / septunx (7⁄12 libra, seven-twelfths)  / semis (6⁄12 libra, a half)  / quincunx (5⁄12 libra, five-twelfths)  / triens (4⁄12 libra, a third)  / quadrans (1⁄4 libra, a fourth)  / teruncius (3⁄12 libra, triple twelfth)  / sextans (2⁄12 libra, a sixth)  / sescuncia (1⁄8 libra, 1½ twelfths)  / uncia (Roman ounce, a twelfth)  / semuncia (½ uncia, half-twelfth)  / duella (⅓ uncia, little double [sixths])  / sicilicus (¼ uncia, little sickle)  / sextula (1⁄6 uncia, little sixth)  / drachma (1⁄8 uncia, from Greek unit δραχμή)  / semisextula (1⁄12 uncia, half-little sixth)  / scrupulum (1⁄24 uncia, small pebble)  / obolus (1⁄48 uncia, from Greek unit ὀβολός 'metal spit')  / siliqua (1⁄144 uncia, carat, carob seed)
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Biblical

Israelites initially followed Babylonian system of units, but the units were later altered. There were royal and common versions of units and each of these forms had heavy and light versions. Gradually the system reformed again under the Egyptian influence. For example a shekel (silver coin) could weigh anything between 8 and 16 grams in various places and periods of history. That's why it is impossible get an exact conversion from biblical units to contemporary ones.
karch to talent
karch to mina
karch to shekel
karch to pim
karch to beka
karch to gerah
Units: talent  / mina  / shekel  / pim  / beka  / gerah
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Baha'i Faith Units

The Bahá'í Faith is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people. It was establised in Persia in 1863.
karch to mithqal
karch to nakhud
Units: mithqal  / nakhud
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Old Spanish

karch to tonelada
karch to fanega de trigo (bushel of wheat)
karch to fanega de centeno (bushel of rye)
karch to fanega de cebada (bushel of barley)
karch to quintal
karch to arroba
karch to libra
karch to marco
karch to cuarterón
karch to onza
karch to ochava
karch to adarme
karch to grano
Units: tonelada  / fanega de trigo (bushel of wheat)  / fanega de centeno (bushel of rye)  / fanega de cebada (bushel of barley)  / quintal  / arroba  / libra  / marco  / cuarterón  / onza  / ochava  / adarme  / grano
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Old Portuguese

These units were used in Portugal, Brazil and other countries of the Portuguese Empire until the adoption of the metric system in 19th century.
karch to tonelada
karch to quintal
karch to arroba
karch to arrátel (libra)
karch to quarta
karch to onça
karch to oitava
karch to escrópulo
karch to grão
Units: tonelada  / quintal  / arroba  / arrátel (libra)  / quarta  / onça  / oitava  / escrópulo  / grão
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Old Russian

karch to berkovets
karch to pood
karch to pound
karch to lot
karch to zolotnik
karch to dolya
Units: berkovets  / pood  / pound  / lot  / zolotnik  / dolya
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Old French

There were many local variations; the following are Quebec and Paris definitions
karch to quintal
karch to livre
Units: quintal  / livre
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Old German (Prussian)

These units were used before adoption of metric system in 1872.
karch to schiffspfund
karch to doppelzentner
karch to zentner
karch to stain
karch to pfund
karch to mark
karch to unze
karch to loth
karch to quentchen
karch to quint
karch to pfennig
karch to gran
Units: schiffspfund  / doppelzentner  / zentner  / stain  / pfund  / mark  / unze  / loth  / quentchen  / quint  / pfennig  / gran
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Old Austrian

These units were used before adoption of metric system in 1871.
karch to saum
karch to zentner
karch to stain
karch to pfund
karch to mark
karch to vierding
karch to unze
karch to loth
karch to quentchen
karch to denzt
Units:  / saum  / zentner  / stain  / pfund  / mark  / vierding  / unze  / loth  / quentchen  / denzt
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Old Swedish

Common measurement system was introduced in Sweden by law in 1665. The oldest units like mark were used since Viking era. Sweden switched to metric system in 1889.
karch to skeppspund
karch to lispund
karch to bismerpund
karch to skålpund
karch to mark
karch to ort
Units: skeppspund  / lispund  / bismerpund  / skålpund  / mark  / ort

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