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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Berne

Lucerne, Neufchatel, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Denier - 0
0
3/16
Cruitzer 4 Deniers 0
0
3/8
Sol (Note 1) 3 Cruitzers 0
0
1 1/8
Plapert 4 Cruitzers 0
0
1 1/2
Gros 5 Cruitzers 0
0
2
Batzen 6 Cruitzers 0
0
2
Livre (Note 1) 20 Sols 0
2
0
Gulden 75 Cruitzers 0
2
6
Rix-dollar (Note 1) 135 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