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Encyclopedia > Kronenthaler

The Kronenthaler was a silver coin first issued in the Austrian Netherlands (see Austrian Netherlands kronenthaler). It contained one ninth of a Cologne mark of silver and was thus equal to the Reichsthaler of the Leipzig convention. After the Austrian Netherlands was occupied by France, several German states (Bavaria, Baden, Hesse-Darmstadt and W├╝rttemberg) issued Kronenthaler, as it had become a popular trade coin. Originally the term Netherlands referred to a much larger entity than the current Kingdom of the Netherlands. ... The Kronenthaler was the currency of the Austrian Netherlands (modern Belgium). ... The Cologne mark was a unit of weight equivalent to 233. ... The Reichsthaler began as a subsidiary denomination to the Conventionsthaler, introduced in the Holy Roman Empire in 1754. ... (help· info) [] (Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the Federal State (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... For other uses, see Baden (disambiguation). ... The Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt came into existence in 1568, as the portion of George, youngest of the four sons of Landgrave Philipp of Hesse. ... Württemberg (often spelled Wurttemberg in English) refers to an area and a former state in Swabia, a region in south-western Germany. ...



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