The Eldari Alliance served to standardize money across Alaria. There is no paper currency, only coin. The lowest denomination is the pence, or penny, which is made of copper. Ten pence are equal to one guilder, which is made of silver. Ten guilders are in turn equal to one gold ducat, and ten ducats equate to one crown, which is made of platinum.
The coins’ names derive from the social layers of society: crown, duke, guildsman, peasant. Common usage and corruption have seen these evolve into crown, ducat, guilder, and pence (or penny).
The guilder is the most common currency of exchange in everyday life.