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FOREIGN COINS AND CURRENCIES.

Estimated values of the standard coins of the nations of the world-* Compiled in pursuance of the provisions of Section 25 of tlie act of August 28.1891. by Geo. E. Roberts. Dlrectorof tlie Mint.

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Gold: argentine ($4,824) and Vs argentine. Silver: peso and divisions.

(Gold: former system-4 florins ($1,929), 8 florins ($3,858), ducat ($2,287)

< and4ducats(*9.14P). Silver: land2 florins.

I Gold: present system—20 crowns 1*4.052); 10 crowns (12.026).

Gold: 10 and 20 francs Silver: 5 francs.

Silver: boliviano and divisions.

Gold: 5,10 and 20 niilreis. Silver: %. t and 2 milreis.

Gold: 2.5, 10and 20 colons ($9,307). Silver: 5, 10, 25 and 50 centimos.

Silver: peso and divisions.

Gold: escudo (11 825), doubloon ($3,650), and condor ($7,300). Silver: peso and divisions.

tTlie "British dollar" lias the same legal value as tlie Mexie;
♦The coins of silver standard countries are valued by their
preceding the date of Treasury Department circular.

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FOREIGN WEIGHTS AND MEASURES, WITH
AMERICAN EQUIVALENTS.

Ike following table embraces only such iceiylits and measures as are given from time to time in consular reports ami in tlie course of commercial relations.

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More frequently called avoirdupois.

'kin." Among merchants in the treaty ports it equals 1.33^ pound

FOREIGN WEIGHTS AND MEASURES, WITH AMERICAN EQUIVALENTS—Continued.

Denominations.

Where used.

Feddan Egypt

Frail (raisins) Spain

Frasco Argentine Republic.

Frasco Mexico

Fuder I Luxemburg

Garnice Russian Poland

Oram I Metric

Hectare 1 Metric

Hectoliter (dry) 'Metric

Hectoliter (liquid* Metric

Jocb I A ustrla-Hungary

Ken .lapa

Kilogram (kilo) Metric

Kilometer Metric

Klafter Russia

Koku Tanitn

Korree Russia

Kwan lapan

Last Belgium and Holland.

Last England (dry malt)

Last Germany

Last. Prussia ."

Last Russian Poland

Last Spain (salt)

League (land) Paraguay

American equivalents.

1.03 acre. 50 pounds. 2.5096 quarts. 2 5 quarts. 3M. 17 gallons. , 0 88 gallon. 15.432 grains. 2 471 acres. 2.838 bushels. 26.417 gallons. 1.422 acres. 6 feet.

[blocks in formation]

Manzana

Manzana

Marc

Maund

Meter

Mil

Mil

Mllla

Morgen

Oke

Oke

Oke

Oke

Oke

Pic

Picul I Borneo andCelelx's

Picul i China. Japan and Sumatra...

Plcnl lava

Picul Philippine Islands

Cost a Rica

.Nicaragua and Salvador.

Bolivia

India

Metric

Denmark

Denmark (geographical). . Nicaragua anil Honduras.

Prussia

Egypt

Greece

Hungary

Turkey

Hungary and Wallaehla... Egypt.

Pie Argentine Republic..

Pie Castile

Pik Turkey

Pood Russia

Pund (pound) Denmark and Sweden

Quarter , Great Britain

uarter London (coal)

uintal 1 Argentine Republic

uintal I Brazil

uintal I Castile, Chile, Mexico and Peru .

uintal I Greece

2.2046 pounds

0 621376 mile. 216 cubic feet. 4 9629 bushels. 3.5 bushels.

8 28 pounds. 85 134 bushels. 82.52 bushels.

2 metric tons(4.480 pounds).

112.2!) bushels.
11% bushels.
4.760 pounds.
4.633 acres.
2.115 feet.
7.100 grains itroy).
1.0127 pounds.
1.043 pounds.
1.014 pounds.
1.0161 pounds.
1.01465 pounds.

1 0143 pounds.
1.011 pounds.
1.0143 pounds.
1.0161 pounds.
1.0567 quarts.
1.1 pounds.

1 0791 pounds.

i Square, 50 cubic feet; ua

< hewn, 40 cu. feet; inch

/ planks. 600 superficial ft.

1 5 6 acres.

1.727 acres.

0.507 pound.

82 2-7 pounds.

39.37 Inches.

4.68 miles.

4.61 miles.

1.1493 miles.

0 .63 acre.

2.7225 pounds.

2.84 pounds.

3.0817 pounds.

2.85418 pounds.

2.5 pints.

2I>4 inches.

135 64 pounds.

133 4 pounds.

n> 1 pounds.

137 9 pounds.

0.9478 foot.

0.91407 foot.

27.9 inches.

36.112 pounds.

1.102 pounds.

8.253 bushels.

36 bushels.

101.42 pounds.

130.06 pounds.

101.61 pounds.

123.2 pounds.

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METRIC WEIGHTS. Milligram (0.001 gram) equals 0.0154 grain. Centigram (0.01 gram) equals 0.1543 grain. Decigram (0.1 gram) equals 1.5432 grains. Gram equals la.433 grains. Decagram (10 gramsi equals 0 3527 ounce. Hectogram (100 grams) equals 3.5274 ounces. Kilogram (1.000 grams) equals 2.2046 pounds. Myrlagram (10.000 grams) equals 22.046 pounds. Quintal (100.000 grams) equals 220.40 pounds. Mllller or tonnea—ton (1,000,000 grams) equals 2,204.6 pounds.

METRIC DRY MEASURES. Milliliter (0.001 liter) equals 0.001 cubic Inch. Centiliter (0.01 liter) equals 0.6102 cubic Inch. Deciliter (0.1 liter) equals 6.1022 cubic Inches. Liter equals 0.908 quart. Decaliter (10 liters) equals 9.08 quarts. Hectoliter (100 liters) equals 2.838 bushels. Kilollter (1,000 liters) equalsl.308 cubic yards.

METRIC LIQUID MEASURES. Milliliter (0.001 liter) equals 0.0388 fluid ounce. Centiliter (0.01 liter) equals 0.33S fluid ounce.

Deciliter (0.1 liter) equals 0.845 gill.
Liter equals 1.0567 quarts.
Decaliter (10 liters) equals 2 6418 gallons.
Hectoliter (100 liters) equals 26.417 gallons.
Kiloliter (1,000 liters) equals 264.18 gallons.

METRIC MEASURES OF LENGTR
Millimeter (0.001 meter) equals 0.0394 inch.
Centimeter (0 01 meter) equals 0.3937 inch.
Decimeter (0.1 meter) equals 3.937 Inches.
Meter equals 39 .37 inches.
Decameter (10 meters) equals 393.7 inches.
Hectometer (100 meters) equals 328 feet 1 inch.
Kilometer (1,000 meters) equals 0.62137 mile

(3.280 feet 10 Inches). Myrlametcr (10,000 meters) oquals 6.2137 miles.

METRIC SURFACE MEASURES.

Centarc (1 square meter) equals 1,550 square inches.

Are (100 sq«are meters) equals 119.6 square yards.

Hectare (10,000 square meters) equals 2.471

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