Quint. 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.
quint to tonne
quint to kilogram (kg)
quint 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.
quint to short ton (US)
quint to pound (lb)
quint 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.
quint to talent (τάλαντον)
quint to mina (μνᾶ)
quint to dekadrachm (δεκάδραχμον, 10 drachmae)
quint to tetradrachm (τετράδραχμον, 4 drachmae)
quint to didrachm (δίδραχμον, 2 drachmae)
quint to stater (στατήρ, weight)
quint to drachma (δραχμή, dram)
quint to tetrobol (τετρώβολον, 4 obols)
quint to triobol (τριώβολον, 3 obols)
quint to diobol (διώβολον, 2 obols)
quint to obol (ὀβολός)
quint to tritartemorion (τριτημόριον, 3 tetartemoria)
quint to hemiobol (ἡμιωβόλιον, ½ obol)
quint to trihemitetartemorion (τριημιτεταρτημόριον, 1½ tetartemorion)
quint to tetartemorion (ταρτημόριον, ¼ obol)
quint 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.
quint to talent (τάλαντον)
quint to mina (μνᾶ)
quint to dekadrachm (δεκάδραχμον, 10 drachmae)
quint to tetradrachm (τετράδραχμον, 4 drachmae)
quint to didrachm (δίδραχμον, 2 drachmae)
quint to stater (στατήρ, weight)
quint to drachma (δραχμή, dram)
quint to tetrobol (τετρώβολον, 4 obols)
quint to triobol (τριώβολον, 3 obols)
quint to diobol (διώβολον, 2 obols)
quint to obol (ὀβολός)
quint to tritartemorion (τριτημόριον, 3 tetartemoria)
quint to hemiobol (ἡμιωβόλιον, ½ obol)
quint to trihemitetartemorion (τριημιτεταρτημόριον, 1½ tetartemorion)
quint to tetartemorion (ταρτημόριον, ¼ obol)
quint 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.
quint to libra (Roman pound, balance)
quint to deunx (11⁄12 libra, less a twelfth)
quint to dextans (10⁄12 libra, less a sixth)
quint to dodrans (9⁄12 libra, less a fourth)
quint to bes (8⁄12 libra, two of an as)
quint to septunx (7⁄12 libra, seven-twelfths)
quint to semis (6⁄12 libra, a half)
quint to quincunx (5⁄12 libra, five-twelfths)
quint to triens (4⁄12 libra, a third)
quint to quadrans (1⁄4 libra, a fourth)
quint to teruncius (3⁄12 libra, triple twelfth)
quint to sextans (2⁄12 libra, a sixth)
quint to sescuncia (1⁄8 libra, 1½ twelfths)
quint to uncia (Roman ounce, a twelfth)
quint to semuncia (½ uncia, half-twelfth)
quint to duella (⅓ uncia, little double [sixths])
quint to sicilicus (¼ uncia, little sickle)
quint to sextula (1⁄6 uncia, little sixth)
quint to drachma (1⁄8 uncia, from Greek unit δραχμή)
quint to semisextula (1⁄12 uncia, half-little sixth)
quint to scrupulum (1⁄24 uncia, small pebble)
quint to obolus (1⁄48 uncia, from Greek unit ὀβολός 'metal spit')
quint 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.
quint to talent
quint to mina
quint to shekel
quint to pim
quint to beka
quint 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.
quint to mithqal
quint to nakhud
Units: mithqal  / nakhud
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Old Spanish

quint to tonelada
quint to fanega de trigo (bushel of wheat)
quint to fanega de centeno (bushel of rye)
quint to fanega de cebada (bushel of barley)
quint to quintal
quint to arroba
quint to libra
quint to marco
quint to cuarterón
quint to onza
quint to ochava
quint to adarme
quint 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.
quint to tonelada
quint to quintal
quint to arroba
quint to arrátel (libra)
quint to quarta
quint to onça
quint to oitava
quint to escrópulo
quint to grão
Units: tonelada  / quintal  / arroba  / arrátel (libra)  / quarta  / onça  / oitava  / escrópulo  / grão
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Old Russian

quint to berkovets
quint to pood
quint to pound
quint to lot
quint to zolotnik
quint 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
quint to quintal
quint to livre
Units: quintal  / livre
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Old German (Prussian)

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

These units were used before adoption of metric system in 1871.
quint to karch
quint to saum
quint to zentner
quint to stain
quint to pfund
quint to mark
quint to vierding
quint to unze
quint to loth
quint to quentchen
quint to denzt
Units: karch  / 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.
quint to skeppspund
quint to lispund
quint to bismerpund
quint to skålpund
quint to mark
quint to ort
Units: skeppspund  / lispund  / bismerpund  / skålpund  / mark  / ort

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