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The International Monetary Conferences were a series of assemblies held in the second half of the 19th Century. They were held with a view to reaching agreement on matters relating to international banking. In particular, the adoption of single Gold Standard and the problem of an ailing Silver Standard were discussed.

The sessions of the International Monetary Conference were as follows:

The 1867 conference saw delegates vote unanimously in favour of decimalisation and the Latin Monetary Union. However the United Kingdom sent no official delegate, and refused to accept the recommendations of the conference.


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