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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Hanover

Hanover, Lunenburg, Zell, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £ Shillings Pence
Fening - 0 0 0
Dreyer 3 Fenings 0 0 0
Marien 8 Fenings 0 0 1
Grosh 12 Fenings 0 0 1 1/2
Half Gulden 8 Groshen 0 1 2
Gulden 16 Groshen 0 2 4
Rix-Dollar (Note 1) 24 Groshen 0 3 6
Double Gulden 32 Groshen 0 4 8
Ducat 4 Gulens 0 9 2

Notes:

1. A Rix-Dollar was 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