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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Franconia

Frankfurt, Nuremburg, Dettingen, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Fening - 0
0
7/64
Cruitzer 4 Fenings 0
0
7/16
Keyser Grosh 3 Cruitzers 0
0
1 5/16
Batzen 4 Cruitzers 0
0
1 11/16
Ort Gold 15 Cruitzers 0
0
7
Gould 60 Cruitzers 0
2
4
Rix-Dollar (Note 1) 90 Cruitzers 0
3
6
Hard-Dollar 2 Goulds 0
4
8
Ducat 240 Cruitzers 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. 1035

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004