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Estonian banknotes
Denomination Portrait
1 Kristjan Raud
2 Karl Ernst von Baer
5 Paul Keres
10 Jakob Hurt
25 Anton Hansen Tammsaare
50 Rudolf Tobias
100 Lydia Koidula
500 Carl Robert Jakobson
Estonian kroon coins

The Kroon is the official currency of Estonia. A £20 Ulster Bank banknote. ... Karl Ernst von Baer (February 17, 1792 - November 26, 1876) was a Baltic German biologist and a founding father of embryology. ... Paul Keres Paul Keres (January 7, 1916 – June 5, 1975) (approximate pronunciation CARE-ess) was an Estonian chess grandmaster (born in Narva), one of the strongest chess players of all time, apart from the World chess champions. ... Anton Hansen Tammsaare Anton Hansen Tammsaare (born as Anton Hansen, 30 January 1878 - 1 March 1940), was an Estonian writer whose quintology Tõde ja õigus (Truth and Justice; 1926-1933) is considered one of the major works of Estonian literature and The Estonian Novel. Tammsaare is depicted on the... Lydia Koidula, (Vana-Vändra, December 24, 1843-Kronstadt, August 11, 1886), pseudonym of Lydia Emilie Florentine Jannsen, was an Estonian poet. ... 1¢ euro coin A coin is usually a piece of hard material, generally metal and usually in the shape of a disc, which is used as a form of money. ...


One kroon is divided into 100 sent (singular). The ISO 4217 code is EEK. ISO 4217 is an international standard describing three letter codes to define the names of currencies established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ...


Historically, the Estonian Kroon was pegged to the Deutsche Mark; it is now attached to the Euro and has been stable since 1993 at a rate of 15.64664 Krooni to the Euro. Since 2004 is rate of 15.6466 Krooni to the Euro The Deutsche Mark (DM, DEM) was the official currency of West Germany from 1948 until re-unification in 1990 and the official currency of Germany from then until the introduction of the euro in 1999 (coins and notes were withdrawn from circulation in 2002, it is guaranteed by the Deutsche... The euro (€; ISO 4217 code EUR) is the currency of twelve European Union member states: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Notes in circulation: 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 Krooni. Coins in circulation: 5, 10, 20, and 50 Senti, 1 Kroon and 5 Krooni.


The kroon is now pegged closely to the Euro in ERM II, the EU's exchange rate mechanism. Estonia was party to joining the mechanism since joining the EU - actual entry was on 28 June 2004 [1]. The euro (€; ISO 4217 code EUR) is the currency of twelve European Union member states: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. ... The European exchange rate mechanism (or ERM) was a system introduced by the European Community in March 1979, as part of the European Monetary System (EMS), to reduce exchange-rate variability and achieve monetary stability in Europe, in preparation for Economic and Monetary Union and the introduction of a single... (Some entries on this page have been duplicated on August 1. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Kroon
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1 kroon(1996)

1 Kroon 1998 front File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1 Kroon 1998 back File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...

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Krones

Current Krones: Czech koruna | Danish krone | Estonian kroon | Faroese króna | Icelandic króna | Norwegian krone | Slovak koruna | Swedish krona Krone can mean: Krone - the former currency of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1892. ... The Koruna (English translation Crown) is the currency used in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. ... The Danish krone is the currency used in Denmark and the Danish dependency of Greenland. ... The Kroon is the official currency of Estonia. ... The Faroese króna is the currency of the Faroes. ... Króna is the name of the currency used in Iceland . ... Krone is the name of the currency used in Norway. ... The Koruna (English translation Crown) is the currency used in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. ... This article is about the Swedish unit of currency. ...

Formerly used Krones: Austro-Hungarian krone The Austro-Hungarian Empire adopted the gold standard in 1892 when the new currency of the Krone (Crown, also known in Hungarian and other imperial languages as the Koruna) of 100 hellers was introduced. ...


Pre-euro currencies and non-euro currencies EU Flag
Eurozone Austrian schilling | Belgian franc | Dutch guilder | Finnish markka | French franc | German mark | Greek drachma | Irish pound | Italian lira | Luxembourg franc | Portuguese escudo | San Marinese lira | Spanish peseta | Vatican lira
ERM Cypriot pound | Danish krone | Estonian kroon | Latvian lat | Lithuanian litas | Maltese lira | Slovenian tolar
Other EU British pound | Czech koruna | Hungarian forint | Polish zloty | Slovak koruna | Swedish krona

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Estonian kroon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (303 words)
The kroon was exchanged for Soviet rubles at a rate of 1 ruble = 0.8 kroon.
The second kroon was introduced in 1992, replacing the Soviet ruble at a rate of 1 kroon = 10 rubles.
Initially, the Estonian kroon was pegged to the German mark at a rate of 8 EEK = 1 DEM.
Karsten Kroon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (433 words)
Karsten Kroon (born January 29, 1976 in Dalen, Netherlands) is a Dutch professional road bicycle racer who currently rides for Team CSC in the UCI ProTour bicycling series.
Kroon and his Rabobank team mate Erik Dekker approached the finish in a seven man group, and with the help of the more experienced Dekker, Kroon won a stage win in his first ever Tour de France participation.
During his time at the Rabobank team, Karsten Kroon at some point lead the mountain jersey competition in each of the three Grand Tours, though his lead didn't hold to the end in any of the races.
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