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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Piedmont, Savoy, & Sardinia

Turin, Chamberry, Cagliari, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Denari - 0
0
1/40
Quartini 3 Denari 0
0
3/40
Soldi 12 Denari 0
0
3/10
Florin (Note 1) 12 Soldi 0
0
9
Lire (Note 1) 20 Soldi 0
1
3
Scudi 6 Florins 0
4
6
Ducattoon 7 Florins 0
5
3
Pistole 13 Lires 0
16
3
Louis d'Or 16 Lires 1
0
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. 1040

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004