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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Milan

Milan, Modena, Parma, Pavia, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Denari - 0
0
3/41
Quartini 3 Denari 0
0
9/41
Soldi 12 Denari 0
0
36/41
Lire (Note 1) 20 Soldi 0
8
21/41
Scudi current 115 Soldi 0
4
2 1/2
Scudi of Exchange (Note 1) 117 Soldi 0
4
3
Philip 6 Lires 0
4
4 1/2
Pistole 22 Lires 0
16
0
Spanish Pistole 23 Lires 1
16
9

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. 1040

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004