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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Russia and Muscovy

Petersburg, Archangel, Moscow, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Polusa - 0
0
27/200
Denusea 2 Polusas 0
0
27/100
Copec (Note 1) 2 Denuseas 0
0
27/50
Altin 2 Copecs 0
0
1 4/50
Grievener 10 Copecs 0
0
5 1/2
Polpotin 25 Copecs 0
1
1 1/2
Polltin 50 Copecs 0
2
3
Ruble 100 Copecs 0
4
6
Xervonitz 2 Rubles 0
9
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. 1036

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004