Encyclopaedia Americana; A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics and Biography, a New Edition Including a Copious Collec

Encyclopaedia Americana; A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics and Biography, a New Edition Including a Copious Collec

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...valua and fineness of several of the English coins, as follows: --Weight. drt, frf. Sovereign, ......... 5 3.27 Guinea, ........... 5 9.44 The silver coins of lato emissions arc of less value than the older ones: --302 COINS..1 General Table ofOic Gold and Silver Coins of djffertnt Countries, giving tkeir national Denominations and Value, Weight in Dwts. and Gramme, the Number of Part of pan Metal which they contain, and Ilirir Value in English Money and in Dollars and Cents. 1. United States Of America. Gold. National denominations. dwt. gra. GramnxM. Standard. Eng. value. Amcr.nl. Eagle, of 10 dollars, 11 6 17.480 917 2 3 9J 10 6"o Half-eagle, of 5 dollars, 5 15 8.740 917 1 1 10 500 Quarter-eagle, of 24 dollars, 2 194 3.370 917 0 10 111 2 50 0 SitZver. Dollar, 17 10 27.000 903 0 4 34 100 Half-dollar, ....' 8 17 13.500 903 0 2 1 0 50 0 Quarter-dollar, 4 84 6.750 903 010 0 25 0 2. Austria And Bohemia. Gold. Emperor's ducat, .. 2 5 3.491 986 095 2 19 4 Hungarian ducat, 2 5 3.-l!lI 990 0 9 51 2 19 9 Half-sovereign, '3 74 5.567 917 0 14 9 3 46 6 Quarter-sovereign, 1 15 2.7835 917 0 7 44 1 71 8 Silver. Crown, since 1753, 18 1 28.064 833 0 4 14 0 96 1 Half rix-dollar, or florin, 9 04 14.032 833 020 0 48 0 20 kreutzers, 4 64 6.682 583 0 0 81 0 16 0 10 ditto, 2 31 3341 500 0 0 4 077 3. Baden. Gold. Piece of 2 florins, 4 9 6.800 90 0 16 81 3 88 8 1 florin 2 44 3.400 901 0841 1 94 4 Saver. Piece of 2 florins, 16 2 25.450 750 0 3 31 0 77 2 1 florin, 8 1 12.725 750 013 0 30 5 4. Bavaria. Gold. Carolin, 6 51 9.744 771 1 0 41 4 74 2 Maximilian, 4 4 6.496 771 0 13 74 3 17 4.SV/IY1-. Crown, 18 2 29.343 868 0 4 6 148 Rix-dollar of 1800, 17 12 27.513 833 0 4 OJ 0 94 2 Teston, or kopfstuck, 4 64 6.643 583 0 0 81 0 16 0 5. Denmark. Gold. Ducat current since 1767, 2..show more

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