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    Hans Hellinger
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    #1783
    Hans Hellinger
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    Prices of Hanseatic cargo from Philippe Dollinger. These are per “last” – a maritime unit of measurement ranging from 770- 1000 kg depending on the time and place.

    Saffron 7,040
    Ginger 1,040
    Pepper 640
    Wax 237.5
    French wine 109.5
    Rice 80
    Steel 75
    Rhenish wine 66
    Oil 60
    Honey 35
    Butter 30
    Hungarian iron 21
    Trave salt 12.5
    Herring 12
    Flemish salt 8
    Wismar beer 7.5
    Flour 7.5
    Flour 7.5
    Wheat 7
    Rte 5.75
    Barley 4.2
    Ash (woad) 4.75

    #2930
    Hans Hellinger
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    This is pretty good, hadn’t seen these before

    Medieval Prices and Wages

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