Coin balance


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Special scales were used to determine the respective weight of a coin, which was then calibrated to yield a specific value. Valuation boards were issued and regularly updated for the purpose of converting foreign coins to the local currency. In the markets, professional moneychangers often were responsible for determining the value of coins and the conversion rates of different currencies.

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