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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Barbary

Algiers, Tunis, Tripoli, Una, etc.

Note: This table shows the exchange rate in English Pound Sterling.

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Asper - 0
0
1/9
Medin 3 Aspers 0
0
1/3
Rial old Plate 10 Aspers 0
0
6 1/2
Double 2 Rials 0
1
1 1/9
Dollar 4 Doubles 0
4
6
Silver Chequin 24 Medins 0
3
4
Dollar 30 Medins 0
4
6
Zequin 180 Aspers 0
8
10
Pistole 15 Doubles 0
16
9

 

Source:

Guthrie, William. A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and Present State of the several Kingdoms of the World. Montrose, 1799. P. 1045

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004