Hamburg mark

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Hamburg mark
Hamburger Mark
Hamburg 32 Schilling 70177.jpg
32 Schilling coin 1809
Denominations
Subunit
 1/16 Schilling
Plural Marks
 Schilling Schillings
Demographics
User(s) Hamburg

The Mark was the currency of Hamburg until 1873. It was subdivided into 16 Schilling, each of 12 Pfennig. The Hamburg Mark was on a silver standard, with the final peg being 1 Mark = 1/34 Cologne mark. It was replaced by the Goldmark at a rate of 1 Hamburg mark = 1.2 Goldmark (1 Goldmark = 13⅓ Schilling).

External links

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