PRICES

COIN VALUES

Coin values can be expressed as approximate values, as there are indications in the Scrolls (John Norman's Gor books) that values may be higher. Coins of higher denomination are most often referred to as "tarsk," "tarn," or simply by the metal they are cast in (such as silver).

 
UNIT EQUIVALENT EARTH EQUIVALENT
1 Copper Bit 1 Copper Bit (CB) 12-1/2 Cents
2 Copper Bits 2 Copper Bits 25 Cents
8 Copper Bits 1 Copper (C) $1 American
100 Copper 1 Silver (S) $100
10 Silver 1 Gold (G) $1,000
2 Gold 1 Double-weight Gold (DWG) $2,000


FABRIC

ITEM DESCRIPTION GOREAN EARTH
Rep Like cotton, per yard (2 ah-il) 3C $3
Rep Like cotton, per bolt 1S $100
Rence Like linen, per yard 5C $5
Rence Like linen, per bolt 2S $200
Hurt/Verr Like wool, per yard 8C $8
Hurt/Verr Like wool, per bolt 3S $300
Silk, Free Woman Higher quality, finer weave, per yard 10C $10
Silk, Free Woman Higher quality, finer weave, per bolt 4S $400
Silk, Slave Lesser quality, looser weave, per yard 2C $2
Silk, Slave Lesser quality, looser weave, per bolt 80C $80
Satin High-sheen, per yard 13C $13
Satin High-sheen, per bolt 5S $500
Velvet Soft, raised pile, per yard 16C $16
Velvet Soft, raised pile, per bolt 6S $600
Brocade Satin with embossed design, per yard 20C $20
Brocade Satin with embossed design, per bolt 20C $800
Bolts average 44" or 45" in width and 40 yards long. 1 yard = 2 ah-il

HIDES AND FURS

ITEM DESCRIPTION GOREAN EARTH
Bosk Hide Heavy leather, for soles, harness, per hide 1S $100
Bosk Hide Split, lighter leather for clothes, boot shanks, per hide 50C $50
Bosk Hide Heavy leather , for soles, harness, per yard (2 ah-il) 10C $10
Bosk Hide Split, lighter leather for clothes, boot shanks, per yard 5C $5
Fur Various, other than larl or sleen, per pelt 50C $50
Fur Various, other than larl or sleen, per yard 7C $7
Larl Fur Unfinished, per pelt 2S $200
Larl Fur Finished, per pelt 4S $400
Larl Fur Finished, per yard 40C $40
Larl Fur Snow, per pelt 6S $600
Larl Fur Snow, per yard 60C $60
Sleen Fur Unfinished, per pelt 50C $50
Sleen Fur Finished 1S 100
Sleen Hide Leather, per hide 50C $50
Tabuk Hide Leather, per hide 50C $50
Tarsk Hide Heavy leather for soles, per hide 70C $70
Verr Hide Light leather like suede, per hide 50C $50
Verr Hide Light leather like suede, per yard 5C $5

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