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The modern cambist; forming a manual of foreign exchanges, in the different operations of bills of exchange and bullion, according to the practice of ... and their equivalents in English and Fr

The modern cambist; forming a manual of foreign exchanges, in the different operations of bills of exchange and bullion, according to the practice of ... and their equivalents in English and Fr

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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. 1868 Excerpt: ... Metres. 100--Grosse =74.47--68.098--100 English Yards = 143.23 Braccia Pice.--134.28 Br. Gr. The Braccio Piccolo is used for Silk Measure, and the Braccio Grosso for Woollen Measure. Example. To exchange ? 464 10 Sterling into Lire Austriache at 30 Li. 15 Cent, per ? Sterling, and at 47j d Sterling for 6 Lire Austriache. ? L. C. ? s d. If 1 30 15 464 10 0? 464 191 )2675520 Lire Aust. 14007 95 Cent. 2 nd Product. The rate of exchange of London on Venice is according to the latter of the above forms. That of Venice on London was formerly the same, but it was lately changed. Exercises. Ex. 1. ?500 Sterling into Lire Aust. at 30 Lire. 2. ? 500 Sterling into Lire Aust. at 48 d. 3. ? 129 165 into Lire Aust. at 47J d. 4. Lire Aust. 8000 into Sterling at L. 30.30 6. Lire Aust. 6424 60 into Sterling at 48J d. 6. Lire Aust. 4578 92 into Sterling at 47J d. Products. Ex. 1. L. A. 15000.00 Ex. 4. ? 264 0 0 2. L. A. 15000.00 5. ?215 54:t. L. A. 3956.44 6. ? 151 16 9 TUSCANY. Tuscany forms now part of the Kingdom of Italy (see page 97, Italy). FLORENCE AND LEGHORN. 100 Centesimi = 1 Lira Italians. The value of the old Lira Toscana was 7TsTJ2rrd. Sterling-, making the old Par of Exchange with London 30.69 Lire for ?1 Sterling. The Lira was also divided into 20 Soldi, each of 5 Centesimi, or 12 Dinari. The principal Gold Coin was the Ruspone, which bore the nominal value of 40 Lire Toscane. Its full mintage rate was 28s. 7d. Sterling, but its current value was variable. The Pranciscone of 6f Lire Toscane was the principal Silver Coin, 3 of which being equal to 20 Lire. The Testone was 2 Lire, the Paolo 2-3rds of a Lira, and the Crazia l-12th. Various foreign Coins are used at fluctuating prices. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. W...