If anyone is interested in collecting Czech Stamps, I have a cousin living
in the Czech Republic who is looking for trading partners. He will trade
Czech and Russian stamps for US Stamps. He might also trade coins and
currency. I would have to ask him.
I will send his "wants" list for anyone who is interested.
At 9:58 Uhr -0400 20.04.2000, Laurence Krupnak wrote:
> > Does anyone know what type of coins or currency was used around Prague
> > early 1850"s. I've looked in coin books and cannot
find anything. There
> > must have been some median of exchange.
> > Ralph Stenzel (Medlenka Family)
> The monetary system in use in Austria during 1753-1858 was
>known as the "convention money" system. It was named after the
>Austrian-Bavarian monetary convention of November 21, 1753. The
>basic unit was the Gulden (also called Florin), and was equal to
>60 Kreuzer or 480 Pfennig.
For an overview
Das Geld unserer Vorfahren
before 1850 to 1858 60 Kreuzer = 1 Gulden
1858-99 100 Kreuzer = 1 Gulden
1899-1925 100 Heller = 1 Krone
1925-38 100 Groschen = 1 Schilling
1938-45 100 Pfennig = 1 german Reichsmark
1945 -2001/2? 100 Groschen = 1 Schilling
1999/2002 onward 100 Cent = 1 Euro
do you want to buy some?
Prices of wine
(not in the english version)
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