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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Spain

Gibraltar, Malaga, Denia, Velon, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Maravedie - 0
0
28/274
Ochavo 2 Maravedies 0
0
81/256
Quartil 4 Maravedies 0
0
28/64
Rial Velon (Note 1) 34 Maravedies 0
0
2 2/3
Piastre of Exchange (Note 1) 15 Rials 0
3
7
Piastre 512 Maravedics 0
3
7
Pistole of Exchange (Note 1) 60 Rials 0
14
4
Pistole of Exchange 2048 Maravedies 0
14
4
Pistole 70 Rials 0
16
9

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. 1039

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004