Monnaie Française

livres sols d.
1 Louis d'Or = [1640: 6.69 / 6.12 g Au]
= [1709: 8.13 / 7.46 g Au]
= [1715: 8.16 / 7.48 g Au]
= [1717: 6.12 / 5.61 g Au]
= [1718: 9.79 / 8.97 g Au]
= [1723: 6.53 / 5.98 g Au]
= [1726-77: 8.16 / 7.48 g Au]
1 Écu / Louis Blanc = 60 Sols
1 Livre / Franc = 20 Sols
1 Sol Turnois = 12 Deniers
1 Denier    

The value of the louis d'or, issued from the reform of 1640/41 to 1793, fluctuated (for most of the time) between 10 and 30 livres. Foreign traders accepted the coin at divers rates following their own changing perspectives on the value of gold and the quality of the coin. See Newton's Assessment of 1702.link

 

Braunschweigische Müntze

Rthl. gl. dl.
1 Ducat [3.5 / 3.45 g Au] = 96 Mariengroschen
1 Species Thaler = 48 Mariengroschen
1 Reichsthaler / Rthl., Thl. = 36 Mariengroschen
1 Mariengroschen / gl. = 8 Pfennige
1 Pfennig / dl.    

Braunschweig's coins circulated in the territories of Braunschweig-Hannover from Lüneburg down to Hannoversch Minden.

More information about coins and currencies of the Holy Roman Empire.link Additional calculating tool.link
Exchange rate: French Livres = Reichsthaler

Source: Paritius (1709)link Comparison of Coinslink
© Matthias Böhne / Olaf Simons, 2004