In Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 1st edition there is a plethora of information on the value of gems, and their purported magical uses. But the gems are only ever listed by value, not size or ...
The Monster Manual (1st Edition) indicates the number of monsters encountered and the treasure type. In general, I like these guidelines. But say for instance, I'm rolling for number of troglodytes ...
One issue with older versions of D&D that heavily relied on treasure GP is that characters have to become rich to advance so that by fourth or fifth level mundane equipment costs become ...