Austrian Schilling


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Austrian Schilling

The former currency of Austria. It was introduced in 1945 following World War II, replacing the German Reichsmark. Under the Bretton Woods system, the schilling was pegged to a currency basket, and after 1976 was tied to the Deutsche Mark. It ceased circulation in 2002 with the introduction of the euro.
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Moreover, margins on the sale of products supplied by AYK and Agru improved, as the value of the Japanese yen and the Austrian schilling both moved to our benefit," Mr.
With a combined premium income of around Austrian Schilling (ASch) 28 billion (US$2.
And 500 Austrian schillings (pounds 25), a gift from an aunt, remained on her desk.
According to local travel agents, the seats that usually fetch 5,000 Austrian schillings for a Vienna Philharmonic concert have ballooned to 38,000 schillings, or roughly 304,000 yen, for the New Year's Day performance.
The national currency of the 12 countries which have joined the Euro and become worthless on January 1 are Austrian schillings, Belgian francs, Dutch guilders, Finnish marks, French francs, German deutschmarks, Greek drachma, Irish punt, Italian lira, Luxembourg francs, Portuguese escudos and Spanish pesetas.
com She stayed at the three star family-run Hotel Lebzelter, in Zell am See where a double room ranges from 460 - 585 Austrian schillings per person (tel: 00 43 654 20 060).
He is amused to learn that the cost of a similar dining experience in N ew York could run in excess of 3000 Austrian schillings ($200) per person.

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