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For diamonds/gemstones, carat is a measure of weight. Here, one carat corresponds exactly to 0.2 grammes.
In the noble metal trade, on the other hand, the gold content of bars and coins is indicated as the fineness or fine gold content, usually in the form of an embossing. Pure gold bars are stamped 999.9, also known as "four nine fine".
Below you will find an overview of the carat specifications for gold:
Gold 33,3 %
Gold 37,5 %
Gold 41,7 %
Gold 58,5 %
Gold 75 %
Gold 83,3 %
Gold 87,5 %
Gold 91,666 %
Gold 99,9 %