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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Leghorn & Florence

 

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Denari - 0
0
5/144
Quartini 4 Denari 0
0
5/36
Soldi 12 Denari 0
0
5/12
Craca 5 Quartini 0
0
25/36
Quilo 8 Cracas 0
5
5 5/9
Lire (Note 1) 20 Soldi 0
8
1/3
Pistre of Exchange (Note 1) 6 Lires 0
4
2
Ducat 7 1/2 Lires 0
5
2 1/2
Pistole 22 Lires 0
15
6

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