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Currencies are items whose primary purpose is to be exchanged (for other items, services, or experience) in a consistent, repeatable fashion, and are primarily used for transactions in RuneScape.

Coins (gold pieces or "gp") are the main form of currency and are almost universal, as they are accepted by most shops. All other currencies may only be used at their specific location. Only trading sticks are comparable to gold pieces in that they can be used to buy and sell items in multiple places as well as to trade with other players, although their usage is much more limited than usage of gold pieces.

Physical[edit | edit source]

Tradeable[edit | edit source]

Currency Location Example usage
Archery ticket.png Archery ticket Ranging Guild Buying ranging items
Coins.png Coins Most of Gielinor Player trading, Grand Exchange, most NPC shops
Mole claw.png Mole claw Wyson the Gardener Bird nests
Mole skin.png Mole skin Wyson the Gardener Bird nests
Numulite.png Numulite Fossil Island Opening chests on the island, charging the Ancient wyvern shield
Platinum token.png Platinum token Trade 1,000 coins for 1 platinum token Exchanging coins for platinum tokens and vice versa, can be used to bypass the max stack limit
Trading sticks.png Trading sticks Tai Bwo Wannai Clothing, services

Untradeable[edit | edit source]

Currency Location Example usage
Agility arena ticket.png Agility arena ticket Brimhaven Agility Arena Agility experience, herbs
Barronite shards.png Barronite shards Ruins of Camdozaal Charms that provide buffs within the ruins
Blood money.png Blood money Deadman mode Deadman armour
Castle wars ticket.png Castle wars ticket Castle Wars Castle Wars armour, Halos
Ecto-token.png Ecto-token Port Phasmatys and Ectofuntus Passage into Port Phasmatys
Frog token.png Frog token Thessalia's Fine Clothes Prince outfit, Princess outfit, or frog mask
Golden nugget.png Golden nugget Motherlode Mine Prospector kit, Coal bag, Gem bag
Glistening tear.png Glistening tear Underwater Agility and thieving experience
Hallowed mark.png Hallowed mark Hallowed Sepulchre Equipment to better navigate the Sepulchre
Mark of grace.png Mark of grace Rooftop Agility Graceful outfit, Amylase packs
Mermaid's tear.png Mermaid's tear Underwater Merfolk trident, Seaweed spores
Minnow.png Minnow Minnow platform Sharks
Molch pearl.png Molch pearl Molch Island Equipable rods, Angler outfit
Paramaya ticket.png Paramaya ticket Paramaya Inn Access to Paramaya Inn at Shilo Village
Pieces of eight.png Pieces of eight Trouble Brewing 'Rum', "The stuff", Naval clothing
Reward token (Gnome Restaurant).png Reward token credits Gnome Restaurant Food delivery
Spirit flakes.png Spirit flakes Tempoross, shop: Gita Prymes Spirit angler's outfit, 50% chance of yielding double catch everywhere
Stardust.png Stardust Dusuri's Star Shop Celestial Ring, Star fragment
Tokkul.png Tokkul Mor Ul Rek Onyx, Obsidian weapons
Unidentified minerals.png Unidentified minerals Mining Guild Mining gloves, Superior mining gloves
Warrior guild token.png Warrior guild token Warriors' Guild Access to Cyclopes, Defenders

Virtual[edit | edit source]

Many currencies are virtual (or kept 'on record') and don't exist in an item form. Thus, these do not take up inventory or bank space, and only appear in specific interfaces. This also makes them untradeable. For example, Pizazz points are stored in a Pizazz hat. These currencies usually don't have an associated icon.

Currency Location Example usage
Bounty Hunter points Bounty Hunter Various player killing equipment, Rune pouch, cosmetic changes to some equipment
Carpenter points Mahogany Homes Plank sack, Amy's saw
Honour points Barbarian Assault Upgrades and equipment, gambles
Last Man Standing points Last Man Standing Various items used in the wilderness, god halos
League points Leagues Reward Shop Cosmetics from different Leagues
Nightmare Zone reward points Nightmare Zone Imbued Fremennik and Wilderness rings, Herb boxes, various secondary ingredients for Herblore
Pizazz points Mage Training Arena Infinity robes, Magic items
Slayer reward points Completing Slayer tasks Various perks while doing Slayer, Slayer helmet, Slayer rings
Theatre of Blood points Theatre of Blood Food, potions
Tithe Farm points Tithe Farm Farmer's outfit, Gricoller's can, Seed box, Auto-weed, composts and seeds
Void Knight commendation points Pest Control (Elite) Void Knight equipment, experience
Volcanic Mine reward points Volcanic Mine Ores, calcite, pyrophosphite, Volcanic mine teleport, heat-proof vessel, ash covered tome
Zeal Tokens Soul Wars Ectoplasmator, Soul cape, Spoils of war, imbues (same as in the Nightmare Zone reward shop)