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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Denmark and Zealand

Copenhagen, Sound, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Skilling - 0
0
3/16
Druggen 6 Skillings 0
0
3 1/2
Marc (Note 1) 16 Skillings 0
0
9
Rix-marc 20 Skillings 0
0
11 1/4
Rix-ort 24 Skillings 0
1
1 1/2
Crown 4 Marcs 0
3
0
Rix-Dollar 6 Marcs 0
4
6
Ducat 11 Marcs 0
8
3
Hatt Ducat 14 Marcs 0
10
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. 1036

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004