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Currency and Prices
The Domination's currency is gold-backed. The basic unit is the Auric (A),
1/10 of an ounce of fine gold, divided into 10 denarii (d) and 100 pennies. In
1942, an auric is rated at $3.72 U.S. (Geneva exchange rate).
|Entry-level Citizen wage:
||A2,500 per annum.
Purchase price, Archona/Central Police Zone:
|Standard unskilled serf:
|Machine tender serf (assembly-line):
|Skilled domestic servant:
||A250 (up to 1,000 for fancy items)
|Three-bedroom house in Archona:
||A30,000, depending on neighborhood.
|Dinner for two with house wine:
||A1.5 (two-star restaurant)
|Kellerman mini four-seat autosteamer:
||A800 (will last 30 years if maintained)
|Airship ticket from Archona to Tashkent:
|Litre of fresh milk:
|Kilo of sirloin:
|Developed plantation in Police Zone:
||Al,250,000 (includes labor force, manor)
|10,000 hectare grant in New Territories:
||Free, if settled and developed by claimant
|Prime interest rate:
||3.5% (Landholders League Bank)
Maintaining a serf in a large city, at accepted standards, would cost about
A25 per year, not counting housing.