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How much is a dollar worth in old English money system in 1599?

‘Sir Anthony [Sherley] himself in rich cloth of gold, his gown and his undercoat, his sword hanging in a rich scarf to the worth of a thousand crowns, being set with pearls and diamonds, and on his head a turban according, to the worth of two thousand dollars, his boots embroidered with pearl and rubies’. (George Mainwaring, ‘"A True Discourse of Sir Anthony Sherley’s Travel into Persia"’, 1599)

 How much is a dollar worth in old English money system?

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