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Spanish coins are the most common in the Caribbean and the American Colonies.  Pesos, reals and Marvedis make up the bulk of the coinage.  Spanish mints located in Mexico and Peru produce these coins  in vast numbers to be sent back to Spain and for local use. 




Spanish Money

Spanish Coins

Doblon, Gold

(Doubloon)

Escudo, Gold

Peso, Silver

Real, Silver

Maravedi, Copper

US Dollar $

1 Doblon

1

2

4

32

1,088

$80

1 Escudo


1

2

16

544

$40

1 Peso



1

8

272

$20

1 Real




1

34

$2

1 Maravedi





1

$.10

doubloon            Escudo                 Real                 maravedis
Doubloon                    Escudo                                 Real                                                Maravedis


French Money


French Coins

Louis d'Or

Gold

Ecu, Silver

(Crown)

Livre, Silver

Pistole, Silver

Sou, Copper

Liard, Copper

US Dollar $

1 Louis d'Or

1

3

9

12

180

720

$60

1 Ecu (Crown)


1

3

4

60

240

$20

1 Livre



1

1 1/3

20

80

$6

1 Pistole




1

15

60

$5

1 Sou





1

4

$.40

1 Liard






1





English Money

English Coins

Guinea, Gold

½ Guinea, Gold


Crown, Silver

Shilling, Silver

Penny, Copper

Farthing, Copper

US Dollar $

1 Guinea

1

2

4

20

240

960

$100

1 ½ Guinea


1

2

10

120

480

$50

1 Crown



1

5

60

240

$25

1 Shilling




1

12

48

$5

1 Penny





1

4

$.40

1 Farthing






1

$.10


William and Mary Guinea             English Shilling                english farthing
  Guinea                                                            Shilling                                             Farthing

Note a is worth 21 shillings or $105.00  it is a unit of accounting and pricing NOT a coin or note.


Dutch Money

Dutch Coins

Ducat, Gold

Lion dollar, Silver

Florin, Silver

(Gulden or Guilder)

Stuiver,

Copper

Duit, Copper

US Dollar $

1 Ducat

1

2 1/2

5

100

800

$40

1 Lion Dollar


1

2

40

320

$16

1 Florin



1

20

160

$8

1 Stuiver




1

8

$.40

1 Duit





1

$.05

Dutch Ducats                       VOC issued Duits                   
Dutch Ducats                                                            VOC Duits



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