Ratl

A popular measure of weight. (1)

Prior to the Fatimid Period (7-10th century):

1 Ratl = 406.25g

Pepper (it was the only commodity exception)

1 Ratl = 437.5g

Under the Fatimids (11-12th Century):

1 Ratl = 437.5 g across all commodities.

Around the 14th Century:

1 Ratl = 468.75 g




(1) Marcinkowski, Measures, 47