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Exchange rate 1821-1883

Author: Rafael Barquín

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Weight of real in silver (official ratios): grams of silver
to 25th june 1821 1 real = 0,75854
from 25th june 1821 to 1st october 1823 0,79332
from 1st october 1823 to 23th june 1824 0,75854
from 23th june 1824 to 15th april 1848 0,78680
from 15th april 1848 to 3th february 1854 0,83461
from 3th february 1854 to 1st january 1861 0,84374
from 1st january 1861 to 20th october 1868 0,77519
from 20th October 0,80000


Sources:
  • Joan Sardà, 1948, 1998, La política monetaria y las fluctuaciones de la economía española en el siglo XIX, Alta Fulla, Barcelona.
  • Joaquín de Aldamar/Juan Surrá y Butl, s.a. Breve reseña historico-critica de la moneda española y reduccion de sus valores... (as a courtesy by Enrique Llopis)
Sources:
  • pesetas/pound sterling, 1821-1874: Leandro Prados, 1986, Una serie anual del comercio exterior epañol, 1821-1913 Revista de Historia Económica, IV, 1: 148
  • pesetas/pound sterling, 1875-1883: Gabriel Tortella et al, 1978, Las balanzas del comercio exterior español coor. José L. García Delgado y Julio Segura, Ciencia social y análisis económico, Madrid
  • pesetas/100 francs: Rafael Anes, 1974, El Banco de España, 1874-1914: un banco nacional dir. Gabriel Tortella, La Banca española en la Restauración, vol I

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