The Economics of Arn are different than the standard 3.5 forms of currency.
- Platinum Piece = Not used. Equivalent to Trade Bar
- Gold Piece = Uncommon. Equivalent to Guild Mark
- Electrum Piece = Not used. Equivalent to Silver Mark
- Silver Piece = Silver Penny
- Copper Piece = Copper Penny
|Item||3.5 Cost||Arnan Cost|
|Backpack||2 gp||2 sm|
|Candle||1 cp||1 cp|
|Dagger||2 gp||2 sm|
|Breastplate||400 gp||400 sm (or 60 gm or 4 gc)|
Arnan Currency, the currency used as a standard within all human realms, is based, generally, on four coins and rarely upon Trade Bars:
Currency in Arland is standardized by the Kels. Each coin's weight is measured against a royal standard and is strictly enforced. 1 Copper Penny is the lowest denomination for the human lands.
|Copper Penny (cp)||1||1/10||1/50||1/100||1/500||1/1000||1/5000||1/10,000||1/50,000|
|Silver Penny (sp)||10||1||1/10||1/50||1/100||1/500||1/1000||1/5000||1/10,000|
|Silver Mark (sm)||50||5||1||1/10||1/50||1/100||1/500||1/1,000||1/5,000|
|Guild Mark (gm)||100||10||2||1||1/10||1/50||1/100||1/500||1/1,000|
|Gold Crown (gc)||500||50||25||5||1||1/10||1/50||1/100||1/500|
|Gold Trade Bar (gtb)||1000||500||100||50||10||1||1/5||1/10||1/50|
|Moon Silver Trade Bar (mstb)||5000||2500||500||250||50||5||1||2||1/10|
|Gold Trade Brick (gb)||10,000||1,000||500||100||50||10||5||1||1/5|
|Moon Silver Trade brick (msb)||50,000||5,000||2500||500||250||50||10||5||1|
Trade Bars are used to transfer large sums of wealth. It was a practice adopted from the dwarves that has been rooted in human economics for centuries. Most Commoners will not use Trade Bars or Bricks of any kind.
A Trade Bar is defined as: "
- 100 Gold Trade Bars to the Moon Silver Trade Bar
Sekketi CurrencyThe nobles of Sekket adore their wealth. More specifically they love to shower themselves in their wealth. To make it easier to exchange their wealth they have adopted a form of currency unlike any of the human civilizations.
Although they do use some coins within their currency system, the majority of wealth within Sekket is in the form of printed notes.