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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Ottoman Empire

Morea, Candia, Cyprus, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Mangar - 0
0
3/10
Asper 4 Mangars 0
0
4/5
Parat 3 Aspers 0
0
1 2/5
Bestic 5 Aspers 0
0
3
Ostic 10 Aspers 0
0
6
Solota 20 Aspers 0
1
0
Piastre (Note 1) 80 Aspers 0
4
0
Caragrouch 100 Aspers 0
5
0
Xeriff 10 Solotas 0
10
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. 1042

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004