Monetary units in Eelia are fairly straight-forward and standard to most gaming settings. There are three basic types of coinage. This page was created by popular demand in order to give players a standard by which to imagine the value of merchandise (or any other service).
|Unit||$ Amount||Description||Point of Reference||Conversion|
|1 Half-Copper (hc)||$.50||Small copper piece pressed with a laurel.||Worth a small bread roll or a small ball of thread.||2hc = 1c|
|Copper Piece (c)||$1.00||Slightly larger copper piece pressed with the Senate seal.||Worth a family-sized loaf of hard bread.||
10 c = 1 s
100c = 1g
|Silver Piece (s)||$10.00||Silver coin pressed with provincial Tyrnal seal or a lion's head.||Two bottles of good table wine or a decent pair of store-bought sandals.||
10s = 1g
|Gold Piece (g)||$100.00||Gold coin pressed with the Emperor's or regional Tyrne's image.||Dinner for two at a fine restaurant or a decent blade.||100g = 1gb|
|Gold Bar (gb)||$10,000.00||Gold bar pressed on all sides with the Imperial or Provincial Treasury seal.||Reserved for large exchanges, usually found in banks.||100g = 1gb|
Amounts higher than these are not found in circulation - though platinum coins and bars can be authorized by cerain banks or the Imperial treasury. One platinum coin is worth 100 gold pieces ($1,000) while a platinum bar is worth twelve gold bars ($120,000).