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Page 772 - Congress assembled, that the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value ; and the values of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the .world shall be estimated annually by the Director of the Mint, and be proclaimed on the first day of January by the Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 409 - ... values in American money of the trade, prices, values, wages, etc., of and in foreign countries, as given in consular and other reports. The series of years are given so that computations may be made for each year in the proper money values of such year. In hurried computations, the reductions of foreign currencies into American currency, no matter for how many years, are too often made on the bases of latest valuations. All computations of values, trade, wages, prices, etc., of and in the "fluctuating-curre...
Page 780 - Decigram (-fa gram) equals 1.5432 grains. Gram equals 15.432 grains. Decagram (10 grams) equals 0.3527 ounce. Hectogram (100 grams) equals 3.5274 ounces. Kilogram (1,000 grams) equals 2.2046 pounds. Myriagram (10,000 grams) equals 22.046 pounds. Quintal (100,000 grams) equals 220.46 pounds. Millier or tonnea — ton (1,000,000 grams) equals 2,204.6 pounds. Metric dry measures. Milliliter (y^Vtf liter) equals 0.061 cubic inch. Centiliter (yJ-B liter) equals 0.6102 cubic inch. Deciliter (^ liter) equals...
Page 196 - Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50. and 100 francs. Silver: 5 francs. Gold: 5, 10. and 20 marks.
Page 196 - United States gold, and a smaller number of grains in proportion. When a country has the double standard, but keeps its full legal-tender silver coins at par with gold, the coins of both gold and silver are calculated on the basis of the gold value. "The value of the standard coins of countries with the single silver standard is calculated to be that of the average market value of the pure metal they contained...
Page 772 - VALUES OF FOREIGN COINS AND CURRENCIES. The following statements show the valuation of foreign coins, as given by the Director of the United States Mint and published by the Secretary of the Treasury, in compliance with the first section of the act of March 3...
Page 409 - Declared Exports for the United States, First and Second Quarters, 1883; Declared Exports for the United States, Third and Fourth Quarters, 1883; Cholera in Europe in 1884, 1885; Trade Guilds of Europe...
Page 772 - ... value of its standard coins is estimated to be that of the number of grains fine of gold in them, 480 grains being reckoned equivalent to $20.67 in United States gold, and a smaller number of grains in proportion. When a country has the double standard, but keeps its full legal-tender silver coins at par with gold, the coins of both gold and silver are calculated on the basis of the gold value. " The value of the standard coins of countries with the single silver standard is calculated to...