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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Malabar India

Goa, Visapour, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Re - 0
0
17/400
Bazaraco 2 Rez 0
0
17/200
Pecka 2 Bazaracos 0
0
17/100
Vintin 20 Rez 0
0
1 17/20
Laree 4 Vintins 0
0
6 3/4
Xeraphim 2 Larees 0
1
4 1/5
Tangu 42 Vintins 0
4
6
Paru 4 Tangus 0
18
0
Gold Rupee 8 Tangus 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