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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Persia

Isaphan, Ormus, Gombroon, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Coz - 0
0
3/8
Bisti 4 Coz 0
0
1 1/2
Shahee 10 Coz 0
0
4
Mamouda 20 Coz 0
0
8
Larin 25 Coz 0
0
10
Abashee 4 Shahees 0
1
4
Or 5 Abashees 0
6
8
Bovello 12 Abashees 0
16
0
Tomond (Note 1) 50 Abashees 3
6
8

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