World of Gaus
Nol uses the same currency in most of its regions, the Bascardi standard. Based in gold, silver and bronze coins, the worth of each are as follows:
Bronze Coins: 100 equals 1 Silver Coin in worth, 10,000 equals 1 Gold Coin.
Silver Coins: 1 Silver Coin is equal to 100 Bronze Coins in worth, 100 Silvers equals 1 Gold Coin.
Gold Coins: 1 Gold Coin is equal to 100 Silvers and 10,000 Bronze Coins.
Translation into dollars: 1 Bronze Coin is roughly equal to 5 dollars. 1 Silver is equal to 500 dollars. 1 Gold Coin is equal to 50,000 dollars.
Examples of Common Prices in world:
A Good Strong Horse: 1 Silver Coin
A Finely Made Weapon/Armor: 1 – 2 Silver Coins
A Tempering: 50 Bronze Coins
An Enchantment: 10 – 50 Silver Coins
A Stay at an Inn: 1 – 50 Bronze Coins, depending on the quality of the inn.
A Cart Ride: 1 – 50 Bronze Coins, depending on the distance.
A Hot Meal: 1 – 50 Bronze Coins, depending on the quality of the food.
Common Materials/Items: 1- 5 Bronze Coins per.
Uncommon Materials/Items: 50 – 100 Bronze Coins per.
Rare Materials/Items: 1 – 10 Silver Coins per.
Ultra Rare Materials/Items: 1 – 20 Gold Coins per.
Gems: 1 – 5 Gold Coins, depending on cut and type of gem.
Priceless Materials/Items: Priceless (but around 1,000 to 10,000 Gold Coins if you really wanted to sell)
A Nice House: 1 Gold Coin.
Buying Out a Profitable Establishment: 1 – 5 Gold Coins.
A Mansion: 100 Gold Coins
A Fine Castle: 1,000 Gold Coins
How Resources Score Equates to Wealth:
0: Vagrant. You ain’t got shit.
1: Peasant. You are poor, but not homeless. Annual income is around 30 Silver Coins (15,000 dollars). Starting wealth is 1 Silver Coin.
2: Citizen. The Average Joe of Gaus, this is the middle class. Annual income is around 1 Gold Coin (50,000). Starting wealth is 10 Silver Coins.
3: Wealthy Citizen. You might be a merchant, a renown knight or maybe just a lucky inheritor, but you’ve got money to spare. Your annual income is around 5 Gold Coins (250,000 dollars). Starting wealth 25 Silver Coins.
4: Noble. You are part of the beautiful people, a person of both fabulous wealth and presumably the taste to match it. Your annual income is around 50 Gold Coins (2,500,000 dollars). Starting wealth is 10 Gold Coins.
5: Lord. One of the wealthiest and most powerful individuals around. Maybe you come from an old influential family, or maybe you’re a merchant lord with a multitude of successful investments, or, just maybe, you’re an alchemist who’s figured out how to transmute gold. Whatever the reason, you’re obscenely rich, with all the perks (and downsides) that accompany that. Your annual income is a whopping 500 Gold Coins (25,000,000 dollars). Starting wealth is 100 Gold Coins.
The Crown of Bascard is worth about 100,000 Gold Coins or 5 trillion dollars.