Slovak Koruna

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Slovak Koruna

The former currency of Slovakia. It was first issued in 1993 with the separation of Slovakia and the Czech Republic, replacing the Czechoslovakian koruna at par. It was the sole currency of Slovakia until the end of 2008, when the nation adopted the euro.
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After depletion of international reserves, the National Bank of Slovakia came up with a 10% devaluation of the Slovak crown against a currency basket without widening the oscillation bands.
In May 1997, a speculative attack against the Slovak crown was led by currency speculators, a few days after they attacked the Czech crown.
Meanwhile, instabilities within Slovakia's ruling coalition have sent new tremors through foreign exchange markets over recent days, pushing down the value of the Slovak Crown.
On average, each Slovak citizen still owns three to four Slovak crown bank notes (worth 402 Slovak crowns, or Pound 13.
In 1993, it cost 214 Slovak crowns to buy all these groceries and Slovaks needed to work for six hours and 22 minutes to afford it.
The group of friends played initially for loose change, but then Palovic, who was a regular winner, was encouraged to enter a tournament at the Crowne Plaza casino for 3000 Slovak crowns (about 100 euro), significantly more than he had ever considered wagering before.
Magdalena Harcar, 55, gave her 33-year-old son 70,000 Slovak crowns - just over pounds 2000 - so he could seek a new future in the UK.
13 million Slovak crowns for the flat - about pounds 20,000 - and pent a further pounds 2,000 on transforming it into a funky studio hich now generates about pounds 190 a month in rental income.
The station reportedly bought the rights for 13 million Slovak crowns ($275,000).
Churches and religious societies get about 400 million Slovak crowns.
Vyber will be sold primarily through annual subscriptions costing 598 Slovak crowns (U.
The prosecutor also blamed them for signing agreements disadvantageous for Devin Banka, which resulted in its loss of dozens of millions of Slovak crowns.

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