West African
units of mass

benda

benda-off

2

egebba

2

4

piso or eusanno

2

4

8

6 mitkals of Djenné

6.7 g

13.5 g

26.9 g

53.8 g

Portuguese onça

7.18 g

14.5 g

28.7 g

57.4 g

Dutch ounce

7.69 g

15.4 g

30.7 g

61.5 g

English troy ounce

7.78 g

15.6 g

31.1 g

62.2 g

Used in weighing gold. Please see the benda entry for the meaning of the different conversions.

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