16 King Solomon made 200 large shields of beaten gold; 600 shekels2 of gold went into each shield. 17 And he made 300 mshields of beaten gold; three minas3 of gold went into each shield. And the king put them in nthe House of the Forest of Lebanon.
A shekel was about 2/5 ounce or 11 grams
A mina was about 1 1/4 pounds or 0.6 kilogram
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