In Austria, a unit of mass in the Austrian system of gold weights. Article 4 of the law¹ establishing the metric system in Austria specified that the Dukaten was equivalent to 3.490896 grams.

1. Gesetz of 23 July 1871, R.G.B 1872, No. 16. The law is reproduced in
Georg Thaa.
Das Mass- und Gewichtwesen und der Richdienst in Österreich.
Volume 13 of Taschenausgabe de österreichischen Gesetze.
Vienna: Munz'sche k. u. k. Hof- Verlags- und Universitats-Buchhandlung, 1900.

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