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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Egypt

Cairo, Alexandria, Sayde, 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
Italian Ducat 24 Medins 0
3
4
Piastre (Note 1) 80 Aspers 0
4
0
Dollar 30 Medins 0
4
6
Ecu 96 Aspers 0
5
0
Crown 32 Medins 0
5
0
Sultanin 200 Aspers 0
10
0
Pargo Dollar 70 Medins 0
10
6

 

Source:

Guthrie, William. A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and Present State of the several Kingdoms of the World. Montrose, 1799. P. 1044

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004