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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Saxony

Dresden, Leipzig, Weimar, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £ Shillings Pence
Heller (Note 1) - 0 0 1/96
Fening 2 Hellers 0 0 1/48
Dreyer 6 Hellers 0 0 1/16
Marien 16 Hellers 0 0 1 3/4
Grosh 12 Fenings 0 0 1 3/4
Gould 16 Groshen 0 2 4
Rix-Dollar (Note 1) 24 Groshen 0 3 6
Specie Dollar 32 Groshen 0 4 8
Ducat Goulds 0 9 4

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. 1034

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004