China, haikwan (treaty)
units of mass

             

tan

           

guanjin

100

         

liang

16

1600

       

ch'ien

10

160

16,000

     

fên

10

100

1600

160,000

   

li

10

100

1000

16,000

1,600,000

 

hao

10

100

1000

10,000

160,000

16,000,000

ssŭ

10

100

1000

10,000

100,000

1,600,000

160,000,000

0.005 gr

0.058 gr

0.58 gr

5.83 gr

58.33 gr

1.33 oz

1.33 lb

133.33 lb

0.38 mg

3.78 mg

37.8 mg

378 mg

3.78 g

37.8 g

604.53 g

60.453 kg

One guanjin was exactly 1 ยน⁄3 pounds avoirdupois under the British treaty, and 604.53 grams under the treaty with France.

Synonyms

quanjin: Haikwan tael, chin. Treaty port English translation is catty.

Hosea B. Morse.
The Trade and Administration of China. 3rd rev. ed.
Kelly and Walsh, 1921.

Pages 190-194.

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