Equipment prices

Equipment Prices
Adventuring Gear Core rules Modified
Item Cost Weight Cost
backpack 2 gp 2 2 sp
barrel 2 gp 30 2 sp
basket 4 sp 1 4 cp
bedroll 1 sp 5
bell 1 gp 0
blanket, winter 5 sp 3 1 sp 3 cp
block & tackle 5 gp 5
bottle, wine, glass 2 gp 0 4 cp
bucket 5 sp 2 5 cp
caltrops 1 gp 2
Candle 1 cp 1 2 cp
Canvas (sq. yd) 1 sp 1 4 cp
Case, map or scroll 1 gp 0.5 1 sp
Chain (10 ft) 30 gp 2
Chalk 1 cp 0
Chest 2 gp 25 2 sp
Crowbar 2 gp 5 1 sp
Firewood (pre day) 1 cp 20
Fishing net (25 sq ft) 4 gp 5 4 sp
Flask 3 cp 1.5
Flint & steel 1 gp 0
Grappling hook 1 gp 4
Hammer 5 sp 2 5 cp
Ink (1 oz vial) 8 gp 0
Inkpen 1 sp 0
Jug, clay 3 cp 9
Ladder, 10 ft 5 cp 20
Lamp, common 1 sp 1
Lantern, bullseye 12 gp 3
Lantern, hooded 7 gp 2
Lock, very simple 20 gp 1
Lock, average 40 gp 1
Lock, good 80 gp 1
Lock, amazing 150 gp 1
Manacles 15 gp 2
Manacles, masterwork 50 gp 2
Mirror, small steel 10 gp 0.5
Mug/tankard, clay 2 cp 1
Oil (1 pint flask) 1 sp 1
Paper (sheet) 4 sp 0
Parchment (sheet) 2 sp 0
Pick, miner's 3 gp 10 3 sp
Pitcher, clay 2 cp 5
Piton 1 sp 0.5 1 cp
Pole, 10 ft 2 sp 8 2 cp
Pot, clay 2 cp 2
Pot, iron 5 sp 10
Pot, brass 2 sp 5
Pouch, belt 1 gp 0.5 1 sp
Ram, portable 10 gp 20 10 sp
Rations, trail per day 5 sp 1 5 cp
Rope, hempen (50 ft) 1 gp 10
Rope, silk (50 ft) 10 gp 5
Sack 1 sp 0.5 1 cp
Sealing wax 1 gp 1
Sewing needle 5 sp 0
Signal whistle 8 cp 0
Signet ring 5 gp 0
Sledge 1 gp 10 5 cp
Soap 5 sp 1 5 cp
Spade or shovel 2 gp 8 2 sp
Spyglass 1000 gp 1
Tent 10 gp 20 2 sp
Torch 1 cp 1
Vial, ink or potion 1 gp 0.1
Waterskin 1 gp 4 1 sp
Whetstone 2 cp 1
Special Substances
Item Cost Weight M. Cost
Acid (flask) 10 gp 1
Alchemist's fire (flask) 20 gp 1
Antitoxin (vial) 50 gp 0.1
Everburning torch 110 gp 1
Holy water (flask) 25 gp 1
Smokestick 20 gp 0.5
Sunrod 2 gp 1
Tanglefoot bag 50 gp 4
Thunderstone 30 gp 1
Tindertwig 1 gp 0
Tools and Skill Kits
Item Cost Weight Cost
Alchemist's lab 500 gp 40
Armourer's tools 15 gp 500
Artisan's tools 5 gp 5
Artisan's tools, masterwork 55 gp 5
Climber's kit 80 gp 5
Disguise kit 50 gp 8
Healer's kit 50 gp 1
Holly & mistletoe 0 gp 0
Holy symbol, wooden 1 gp 0.1
Holy symbol, silver 25 gp 1
Hourglass 25 gp 1
Magnigying glass 100 gp 0
Musical instrument 5 gp 3 3 gp
Musical instrument, masterwork 100 gp 3
Scale, merchant's 2 gp 1
Spell component pouch 5 gp 2
Spellbook, wizard's 15 gp 3 gp
Thieves' tools 30 gp 1
Thieves' tools, masterwork 100 gp 2
Tool, masterwork 50 gp 1
Water clock 1000 gp 200
Clothing
Item Cost Weight Cost
Artisan's outfit 1 gp 4
Cleric's vestments 5 gp 6
Cold weather outfit 8 gp 7
Courtier's outfit 30 6
Entertainer's outfit 3 gp 4
Explorer's outfit 10 gp 8
Monk's outfit 5 gp 2
Noble's outfit 75 gp 10
Peasant's outfit 1 sp 2
Royal outfit 200 gp 15
Traveller's outfit 1 gp 5
Food, Drink and Lodging
Item Cost Weight Cost
Ale, gallon 2 sp 8 2 cp
Ale, mug 4 cp 1 1/2 cp
Banquet (per person) 10 gp 2 sp
Bread, per loaf 2 cp 0.5
Cheese 1 sp 0.5
Inn stay (good) 2 gp 1.2
Inn stay (Common) 5 sp 0.1
Inn stay (Poor) 2 sp
Meals per day (good) 5 s 1 s
Meals per day (common) 3 sp 2 cp
Meals per day (poor) 2 sp 1 cp
Meat 3 sp 0.5
Wine, pitcher (common) 2 sp 6
Wine, bottle (fine) 10 gp 1.5 3 sp
Mounts and Related Gear
Item Cost Weight Cost
Barding (medium creature) x2 x1
Barding (large creature) x4 x2 480
Bit and bridle 2 gp 1
Dog, guard 25 gp 13 sp
Dog, riding 150 gp 25 gp
Donkey or mule 8 gp 4 sp
Feed, hay (per day) 5 cp 10 3 sp
Horse, heavy 200 gp 120 gp
Horse, light 75 gp 5 gp
Pony 30 gp 4 gp
Warhorse, heavy 400 gp 2,400 gp
Warhorse, light 150 gp 1,200 gp
Warpony 100 gp 1,000 gp
Saddle, military 20 gp 30 20 sp
Saddle, pack 5 gp 15 5 sp
Saddle, riding 10 gp 25 8 sp
Saddlebags 4 gp 8
Stabling per day 5 sp
Transport
Item Cost Weight Cost
Carriage 100 600
Cart 15 200
Galley 30000
Keelboat 3000
Longship 10000
Rowboat 50 100
Oar 2 gp 10
Sailing ship 10000
Sled 20 300
Wagon 35 400
Warship 25000
Services
Service Cost
Coach cab per mile 3 cp
Hireling, trained per day 3 sp
Hireling, untrained per day 1 sp
Messenger per mile 2 cp
Road or toll gate 1 cp
Ship's passage per mile 1 sp
Mediaeval Wages
ProfessionWage
Mercenaries:
knight banneret 4s/day
knight 2s/day
man-at-arms or squire 1s/day
Regular Army
Esquires, constables, and centenars 1s/day
Mounted archers, armored infantry, hobilars, vintenars 6d/day
Welsh vintenars 4d/day
Archers 3d/day
Welsh infantry 2d/day
Captain 8s/day
Lieutenant 4s/day
Ensign 2s/day
Drummer or trumpeter 20d/day
cavalryman 18d/day
infantry 8d/day
Laborer £2/year max
Crown revenues (at peace) £30,000
Barons per year £200-500+
Earls per year £400-£11,000
Sergeant at Law (top lawyer) £300/year
Chief armorer 26s 8d/month
Other armorers in same shop 24s/month
except "Old Martyn" who made 38s 10d/month
Apprentices in same shop 6d/day
Master mason 4d/day
Master carpenter 3d/day
Carpenters' Guild stipend to a sick member 14d/week
Weavers 5d/day, no food
Chantry priest per year £4 13s 4d
Squires per annum 13s 4d-£1
Carters, porters, falconers 5s-8s 8d
grooms, messengers Kitchen servants 2s-4s/year
Boys and pages 1s-6s/year
Sin Death
Wardens of London Bridges £10/year

See also Philip McGregor's article on mediaeval economics, Kenneth Hodges mediaeval prices, Prices from the illustrated letters of the Paston Family, prices in ancient Rome, or even prices adapted for Ars Magica from about 1450.

Also fascinating is a Chronology of Coinage for devloping campaign currencies and coinage. (In case any of you simulationists are budding mint-masters).