As a general rule, coins of other lands, if not repatriated through business, are usually melted down and re-stamped. This is done because the shapes and weights of coinage varies considerably. Many merchants use scales, weighing the coins for their value. The oldest standard coins are Covenant Coinage. Since the eras of their minting, the Dawn Era and the God Era, many nations and city-states have come about, leading to their own unique sets of coins.
TypeAbbreviationGP Conversion (1,2)
copper pieceCP200 CP = 1 GP
silver pieceSP10 SP = 1 GP
gold pieceGP1 GP = 1 GP
red gold pieceRGP1 RGP = 2 GP
crystal pieceCYP1 CYP = 10 GP
royal mintRM1 RM = 15 GP
platinum piecePP1 PP = 5 GP
Fimbulwinter GoldFG1 FG = 3 GP
Varelay PlatinumVP1 VP = 10 GP
merchant trade barMTB1 MTB = 100 GP
government trade barGTP1 GTP = 500 GP

  1. ten coins weigh one pound
  2. raw materials, such as ingots are worth 20% more than coins
Covenant Coinage

Coins of the Dawn Era and the God Era, engraved with a tree and five branches. This engraving is also one of the mottoes of the Nawirrûs Covenant and the Quara'tun Covenant - “Many paths of the same trunk". Covenant Coinage was used across many worlds, spread across the systems. Today, thousands of years later Covenant Coinage is considered rare, but not any more valuable than its weight.

Most Covenant Coinage was melted and minted on Regulus; that which is not is a copy.

Royal Mint

Royal mint is a currency of the Khazarkar Empire. It is a platinum piece inset with a ten gold piece bloodstone. Most of the bloodstone for this coinage come from Izgarrêth mines.

Trade Bars

Trade bars are used for large exchanges of money.