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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Venice

Venice, Bergham, etc.

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

Coin Equivalent £
Shillings
Pence
Picoli - 0
0
1/36
Soldi 12 Picoli 0
0
1/3
Gros (Note 1) 6 1/2 Soldi 0
0
2 1/6
Jule 18 Soldi 0
0
6
Lire (Note 1) 20 Soldi 0
0
6 2/3
Testoon 3 Jules 0
1
6
Ducat current 124 Soldi 0
3
5
Ducat of Exchange (Note 1) 24 Gros 0
4
0
Chequin 17 Lires 0
9
2

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. 1041

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004