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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Malabar India

Bombay, Dubul, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Budgrook (Note 1) - 0
0
27/800
Ree (Note 1) 2 Budgrooks 0
0
27/400
Pice 5 Rez 0
0
27/80
Larce 16 Pices 0
0
5 2/5
Quarter 20 Pices 0
0
6 3/4
Xeraphim 240 Rez 0
1
4 1/5
Rupee 4 Quarters 0
2
3
Pagoda 14 Quarters 0
8
0
Gold Rupee 60 Quarters 1
15
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. 1043

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004