Fribourg's basic currency unit was the livre (later franc or frank), divided into 10 batzen or 40 kreuzer. The French silver écu was equivalent to 4 francs or 40 batzen
The écu was also equivalent to 4 Franken of the Helvetic Republic, and afterwards to 4 Fribourg frank. Fribour It was subdivided into 14 Batzen, each of 4 Kreuzer or 16 Denier. It was replaced by the Frank of the Helvetian Republic in 1798. This was, in turn, replaced by the Fribourg Frank.