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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Basil

Zurich, Zug, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Rap - 0
0
2/14
Fening 3 Rapen 0
0
1/4
Cruitzer 4 Fenings 0
0
1/2
Sol (Note 1) 12 Fenings 0
0
1 1/2
Coarse Batzen 15 Fenings 0
0
1 7/8
Good Batzen 18 Fenings 0
0
2 1/4
Livre (Note 1) 20 Sols 0
2
6
Gulden 50 Cruitzers 0
2
6
Rix-dollar 108 Cruitzers 0
4
6

Notes:

1. Imaginary money use in accounting, signifying a fictitious piece which did not exist, but was used to represent other pieces.

Source:

Guthrie, William. A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and Present State of the several Kingdoms of the World. Montrose, 1799. P. 1037

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004