Vereinsthaler


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Vereinsthaler

A silver coin used in German-speaking countries prior to the unification of Germany in 1873. It served as the basis for several German countries in the 19th century. It was replaced in the united Germany by the goldmark.
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Prior to the establishment of the mark, Germany had more than 200 separate currencies, mostly based on the silver vereinsthaler coin.
Em 1857, uma convencao entre os Estados membros estabeleceu a adocao da nova moeda unica para a regiao (o vereinsthaler), com o valor equivalente a moeda da Prussia (thaler) usada ate a criacao do Estado alemao, que surgiu no fim do seculo como uma consolidacao politica da integracao economica que se aprofundou.
It had to accept the return to full convertibility into silver of its bank notes and the dominant role of the Prussian thaler in the Union, the Vereinsthaler, at a rate of 1.75 gulden and 1.5 Austrian florins.

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