Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1876-1914 (2)--Original Data, 1918-1939. Monthly Averages Are From Daily Quotations Of The Federal Reserve Bank Of New York City For Noon Cable Transfer Rates In New York As Certified To The U.S. Treasury By The Federal Reserve Bank. These Data Are Not Strictly Comparable To Data In Variables Covering 1876-1914. Source: Commercial And Financial Chronicle.
This NBER data series m14004b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 14 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter14.html.
NBER Indicator: m14004b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, New York Rates of Exchange On Paris, Cable Transfer [M1404BUSM306NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M1404BUSM306NNBR/, November 25, 2015.