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Markka

The former currency of Finland. It was introduced in 1860, replacing the Russian ruble. Like most currencies, it was pegged to the U.S. dollar during the Bretton Woods period, and later to various currency baskets. It was replaced by the euro in 1999 and ceased circulating in 2002.
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The bilateral currency rates can be derived from the euro rate by using the fixed conversion rates (in currencies per euro) as shown below: Euro equals 13.7603 Austrian schillings 40.3399 Belgian francs 5.94573 Finnish markkas 6.55957 French francs 1.95583 German marks .787564 Irish pounds 1,936.27 Italian lire 40.3399 Luxembourg francs 2.20371 Netherlands guilders 200.482 Portuguese escudos 166.386 Spanish pesetas 340.750 Greek drachmas (4.) Starting with the February 2002 Bulletin, revised index values resulting from the periodic revision of data that underlie the calculated trade weights are reported.
5.94573 Finninsh markkas 2.20371 Netherlands guilders
5.94573 Finnish markkas 2.20371 Netherlands guilders