Coinage

Rasenna uses the decimal coinage system common across the continent. All Rasennan coins are stamped on the reverse side with the official seal of the nation, four staves surrounded by six coins. The image on the obverse side varies with denomination, and in some cases varies by the particular mint.

The copper basa, or penny, is marked by a leaf, usually grape.

The silver decinti features a circle of ten stars.

The electrum custodi features a shield on one side, often marked with a heraldic device representing the prince or the principality that commissioned the coin. The custodi is a rarer coin, worth 5 silver; they were devised to offer a specific form of payment to commissioned troops, and many princes make a point of paying their guards in custodi.

The gold reganti typically features the image of a ship under full sail or a galloping horse, depending on year and mint.

The rarest of coins, the platinum eminent depicts a cup laden with coins, jewels and/or fruit. It’s a common joke to pun off “eminents” and “eminence” — for instance, “I am of course at the disposal of your eminents.”

Rasenna has adopted the practice of milled coin edges to prevent clipping. Given the influence held by one of the foremost trading nations, the trade fleets and caravans of Rasenna have helped to spread this innovation to other nations.


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Coinage

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