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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Geneva

Geneva, Pekay, Bonne, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Denier - 0
0
1/32
Denier Current 2 Deniers 0
0
1/16
Small Sol 12 Deniers 0
0
3/8
Sol Current 12 Deniers Currents 0
0
3/4
Florin (Note 1) 12 Small Sols 0
0
4 3/4
Livre Current (Note 1) 20 Sols Current 0
1
3
Patacoon 10 1/2 Florins 0
3
11 1/4
Croisade 15 3/4 Florins 0
5
10 3/4
Ducat 24 Florins 0
9
0

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