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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Cologne

Cologne, Mainz, Triers, Liege, Munich, Munster, Paderborn, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £ Shillings Pence
Dute - 0 0 1/80
Cruitzer 3 Dutes 0 0 1/40
Albus 2 Cruitzers 0 0 11/40
Stiver 8 Dutes 0 0 7/10
Plapart 3 Stivers 0 0 2 1/10
Copstuck 4 Plaparts 0 0 8 2/5
Guilder 40 Stivers 0 2 4
Hard Dollar 2 Guilders 0 4 8
Ducat 4 Guilders 0 9 4

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. 1034

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004

 

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