Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

Finances

British 3 Percent Consols (Government Bonds): Annual Average Price and Yield

 

Yield
Average Price (Units of 1 )
Yield (Units of 1%)
1790
76.89
3.9%
1791
83.75
3.6%
1792
90.04
3.3 %
1793
75.70
3.9%
1794
68.20
4.4%
1795
66.37
4.5%
1796
62.47
4.8%
1797
50.84
5.9%
1798
50.53
5.9 %
1799
59.17
5.1%
1800
63.64
4.7 %
1801
60.93
4.9%
1802
70.89
4.2%
1803
60.16
5.0%
1804
56.59
5.3%
1805
59.30
5.1 %
1806
61.47
4.9%
1807
62.74
4.8 %
1808
66.35
4.5%
1809
68.32
4.4 %
1810
68.41
4.4 %
1811
64.19
4.7%
1812
59.72
5.0 %
1813
58.81
5.1%
1814
66.79
4.5 %
1815
59.90
5.0%
1816
62.13
4.8 %
1817
75.30
4.0%
1818
78.17
3.8 %
1819
70.93
4.2%
 	
		

Note: According to The Penguin Dictionary of Economics Consols are an abbreviation for consolidated stock: unredeemable government stock first issued in the 18th Century as a consolidation of the National debt."


Source: Siberling, Norman J. "British Financial Experience, 1790-1830." Review of Economic Statistics 1919.


 

  

 

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