1 pound equals how many troy ounces?
One pound = 14.583 troy ounces
A pound of gold weighs 14.583 troy ounces. This answer is correct only if you mean an avoirdupois pound. A troy pound (used for precious metals) is 12 troy ounces. If you ask how many troy ounces are in a pound, you would normally mean a troy pound unless you specify another type of measure - there are several different difinitions for the measure "pound".
This is not quite as easy to answer as you might think. Gold is measured in troy ounces which is different from avoirdupois ounces which is used to measure things like potatoes or sugar. Also the troy pound is the equivalent of 12 troy ounces, whereas the avoirdupois pound is the equivalent of 16 avoirdupois ounces. One troy ounce is approximately 31.1 grams; one troy pound is 373.24 grams. One avoirdupois ounce is approximately 28.35…