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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


BLADES

ITEM DESCRIPTION GOREAN EARTH
Axe, Hand/Throwing Single edge, balanced for throwing 30C $30
Axe, Battle Single- or double-edged, spike or hammer back 3S $300
Axe, Great Huge, single- or double-edged, Open face, axe of the North 5S $500
Dagger, Standard All-purpose fighting knife 50C $50
Quiva Double-edged throwing knife 40C $40
Quiva Double-edged throwing knife, set of 7 with saddle sheath 3S $300
Scimitar Lightweight, curved sword of the desert, single edge 2S $200
Sword, Broad Full-length, one-handed, double-edged 3S $300
Sword, Boarding Heavy, two-handed sword of the North, double-edged 5S $500
Sword, Short Standard gladius, double-edged 1S $100

HELMETS AND SHIELDS

ITEM DESCRIPTION GOREAN EARTH
Helmet, Wagon People Open face, helm of the South 1S $100
Helmet, Torvaldsland Goggle, helm of the North 2S $200
Shield, Buckler Small metal shield, straps onto forearm 10C $10
Shield, Round Hide, Wagon Peoples 20C $20
Shield, Round Large, wooden, center boss, of Torvaldsland 40C $40
Shield, Turian Oval, strap on shield 30C $30

MISSILE WEAPONS

ITEM DESCRIPTION GOREAN EARTH
Arrow Steel tip, temwood shaft 3C $3
Bola Usually weighted with stones, leather, 3-strand 30C $30
Bow, Great 6 feet in length, long-range bow, only the strongest men can use 3S $300
Bow, Horn Or kaiila, used best while mounted 2S $200
Bow, Northern Same as horn bow, slightly heavier 2S $200
Crossbow Standard, assassin's choice 2S $200
Javelin Steel tip, lightweight 1S $100
Lance, Kaiila Steel tip, temwood shaft 2S $200
Lance, Tarn Steel tip, temwood shaft 3S $300
Quarrel Steel-tipped, temwood crossbow bolt 2C $2
Spear Leaf blade, 7-foot shaft 2S $200

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