History of coins: Denomination, weight, and fineness table



GOLD COINS:

Value Country. Denominations. Weight. Fineness.

oz. Dec. Thous. 1864. Australia Pound of 1852 0.281 916.5 $ 5.32.37 " Sovereign, 1855-60 0.256.5 916 4.85.58 Austria Ducat 0.112 986 2.28.28 " Souverain 0.363 900 6.75.35 " New Union Crown (assumed) 0.357 900 6.64.19 Belgium Twenty-five Francs 0.254 899 4.72.03 Bolivia Doubloon 0.867 870 15.59.25 Brazil Twenty Milreis 0.575 917.5 10.90.57 Central AmericaTwo Escudos 0.209 853.5 3.68.75 Chili Old Doubloon 0.867 870 15.59.26 " Ten Pesos 0.492 900 9.15.35 Denmark Ten Thaler 0.427 895 7.90.01 Ecuador Four Escudos 0.433 844 7.55.46 England Pound or Sovereign, new 0.256.7 916.5 4.86.34 " Pound or Sovereign, average 0.256.2 916 4.84.92 France Twenty Francs, new 0.207.5 899.5 3.85.83 " Twenty Francs, average 0.207 899 3.84.69 Germany, North Ten Thaler 0.427 995 7.90.01 " Ten Thaler, Prussian 0.427 903 7.97.07 " Krone (Crown) 0.357 900 6.64.20 Germany, South Ducat 0.112 986 2.28.28 Greece Twenty Drachms 0.185 900 3.44.19 Hindostan Mohur 0.374 916 7.08.18 Italy Twenty Lire 0.207 898 3.84.27 Japan Old Cobang 0.362 568 4.44.0 " New Cobang 0.289 572 3.57.6 Mexico Doubloon, average 0.867.5 866 15.52.98 " Doubloon, new 0.867.5 870.5 15.61.05 Naples Six Ducati, new 0.245 996 5.04.43 Netherland Ten Guilders 0.215 899 3.99.56 New Granada Old Doubloon, Bogota 0.868 870 15.61.06 " Old Doubloon, Popayan 0.867 858 15.37.75 " Ten Pesos new 0.525 891.5 9.67.51 Peru Old Doubloon 0.867 868 15.55.67 Portugal Gold Crown 0.308 912 5.80.66 Prussia New Union Crown (assumed) 0.357 900 6.64.19 Rome Two and a half Scudi, new 0.140 900 2.60.47 Russia Five Roubles 0.210 916 3.97.64 Spain One Hundred Reals 0.268 896 4.96.39 " Eighty Reals 0.215 869.5 3.86.44 Sweden Ducat 0.111 975 2.23.72 Tunis Twenty-five Piastres 0.161 900 2.99.54 Turkey One Hundred Piastres 0.231 915 4.36.93 Tuscany Sequin 0.112 999 2.31.29

SILVER COINS:

Country. Denominations. Weight. Fineness. Value.

oz. Dec.Thous. 1864. Austria Old Rix Dollar 0.902 833 $ 1.02.27 " Old Scudo 0.836 902 1.02.64 " Florin before 1858 0.451 833 51.14 " New Florin 0.397 900 48.63 " New Union Dollar 0.596 900 73.01 " Maria Theresa Dollar, 1780 0.895 838 1.02.12 Belgium Five Francs 0.803 897 98.04 Bolivia New Dollar 0.643 903.5 79.07 " Half Dollar 0.432 667 39.22 Brazil Double Milreis 0.820 918.5 1.02.53 Canada Twenty Cents 0.150 925 18.87 Central America Dollar 0.866 850 1.00.19 Chili Old Dollar 0.864 908 1.06.79 " New Dollar 0.801 900.5 98.17 Denmark Two Rigsdaler 0.927 877 1.10.65 England Shilling, new 0.182.5 924.5 22.96 " Shilling, average 0.178 925 22.41 France Five Francs, average 0.800 900 98.00 Germany, North Thaler, before 1857 0.712 750 72.67 " New Thaler 0.595 900 72.89 Germany, South Florin, before 1857 0.340 900 41.65 " New Florin (assumed) 0.340 900 41.65 Greece Five Drachms 0.719 900 88.08 Hindostan Rupee 0.374 916 46.62 Japan Itzebu 0.279 991 37.63 " New Itzebu 0.279 890 33.80 Mexico Dollar, new 0.867.5 903 1.06.62 " Dollar, average 0.866 901 1.06.20 Naples Scudo 0.844 830 95.34 Netherlands Two and a half Guild 0.804 944 1.03.31 Norway Specie Daler 0.927 877 1.10.65 New Granada Dollar of 1857 0.803 896 97.92 Peru Old Dollar 0.866 901 1.06.20 " Dollar of 1858 0.766 909 94.77 " Half Dollar, 1835 - '38 0.433 650 38.31 Prussia Thaler before 1857 0.712 750 72.68 " New Thaler 0.595 900 72.89 Rome Scudo 0.864 900 1.05.84 Russia Rouble 0.667 875 79.44 Sardinia Five Lire 0.800 900 98.00 Spain New Pistareen 0.166 899 20.31 Sweden Rix Dollar 1.092 750 1.11.48 Switzerland Two Francs 0.323 899 39.52 Tunis Five Piastres 0.511 898.5 62.49 Turkey Twenty Piastres 0.770 830 86.98 Tuscany Florin 0.220 925 27.60







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