The amount of Mithqal

Q 2: We know that the Nisab (the minimum amount on which Zakah is due) for gold is twenty Mithqals, but what is a Mithqal?

A: The minimum amount of gold on which Zakah (obligatory charity) is payable is twenty Mithqals, which equals about 11 and 3/7 Saudi pounds.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.