How much is 1 tola gold in Pakistan

What is Tola?

Tola is a unit for measuring weight of a metal, typically it is used in South Asia as well as in some other regions also. Usually Tola is used for Gold and Silver. One Tola is equal to 11.66 grams approximately. The weight of one tola is equal to 180 troy grains.

 Countries like Pakistan , India and Bangla Daish used the term Tola for Gold and silver metals. Tola is a Hindi word. Jewellers measure Tola and Grams while bargaining Gold in the Sarafa markets of the Asian Countries.

How many Grams of Gold in 1 Tola ?

There are 11.7 grams of goldĀ  in 1 Tola.

How many Grams in 1 Tola

 Approximately 11.6638 grams in 1 Tola of Gold. Gold is categories in four categories.

  • 24K Gold
  • 22K Gold
  • 18K Gold
  • 14K Gold

K stands for Karat. More Karat mean more purity of the Gold. The purest Gold is categorizes as 24K. For Jewellary and ornament , 22K is used. For less purity 18K and 14K also used to prepare ornamen with the mixture of other metals. But People preferred 22K Jewellary as it is considered as Purely Gold Ornaments.

Why Term Tola is Used in South Asia Countries

During the British rule in sub-continent ( now Pakistan , India and Bangla Daish) , tola was used as a Unit of Measurement ( UOM) for the mass of grains. Tola is a hindi word , and sometime is spelt as tole or tolah. Before tola was used for the mass of seeds and other grains. During the British rule it started to use tola for Gold also.

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