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clxxviii UNITED STATES VALUES OF FOREIGN COINS OCT. 1, 1S9S

Value inTernas of Countries Standard Monetary Unit United States Gold Dollar Coins Argentine Repub- Gold and Peso $0,965 Gold : argentine (#4.824) and lic silver J argentine. Silver: peso and divisions ' Gold : former system — 4 florins ($1,929), 8 florins ($3,858), ducat ($2,287), Austria-Hungary Gold Crown .203 and 4 ducats ($9,149). Silver : 1 and 2 florins Gold : present svstem — 20 crowns ($4,052); 10 [ crowns ($2,026) Belgium Gold and silver Franc .193 Gold : 10 and 20 francs. Silver : 5 francs Bolivia Silver Boliviano .486 Silver : boUviano and divi- sions Brazil Gold Milreis .546 Gold : 5, 10, and 20 milreis. Silver ; �, 1, and 2 milreis British Posses- Gold Dollar 1.000 sions, N.A. (ex- cept Newfound- land) Central American States — Costa Rica Gold Colon .465 Gold : 2, 5, 10, and 20 colons ($9,307). Silver : 5, 10, 25, and 50 centimos British Hon- Gold Dollar 1.000 duras Gautemala "j Honduras [ Nicaragua 1 Salvador J Silver Peso .436 Silver : peso and divisions Chile Gold Peso .365 Gold : escudo ($1,825), doub- loon ($3,650), and condor ($7,300). Silver: peso and divisions 'Amoy .TOfi Canton .704 Chefoo .675 Chin Kiang .690 Fuchau .653 Haikwan .718 (Customs) China Silver Tael- Hankow Hongkong Niuchwang Ningpo Shanghai Swatow Takau Tientsin .660 io) .662 .679 .645 .652 .710 .684 Colombia Silver Peso .436 Gold: condor ($9,647) and double condor. Silver : Cuba Gold and Peso .926 peso Gold : centen ($5,017). Sil- silver ver : peso

a The " British dollar " has the same legal value as the Mexican dollar in Hougkong, the Straits Settlements, and Labuan.