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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Italy

Novi, San Remo, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Denari - 0
0
43/1200
Soldi 12 Denari 0
0
43/100
Chevalet 4 Soldi 0
0
1 18/25
Lire (Note 1) 30 Soldi 0
0
8 2/3
Testoon 30 Soldi 0
1
0 9/10
Crusade of Exchange 5 Lires 0
3
7
Pezzo of Exchange (Note 1) 115 Soldi 0
4
2
Genouine 6 Testoons 0
6
2
Pistole 20 Lires 0
14
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. 1039

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004