In the Netherlands and Surinam globe icon., 20ᵗʰ century¹, a unit of mass = 500 grams.

1. United Nations, 1966. Technical Conversion Factors…, 1972, page 310.


In the 18ᵗʰ century, the Dutch troy pond was 492.16772 grams, while the Amsterdam pond was 494.09042 grams. opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system


In the Netherlands, the apothecaries' pond = 375 grams.


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X A map showing the location of Surinam.

Where is Surinam?

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