FX Week

FX fact: Germany's currencies

NEWS

While some in -- and out of -- the eurozone protest at the potential loss of their domestic currencies, Germans have little reason to feel sentimental about the Deutschmark: the German state has had no less than three currencies in the last century alone.

The original currency of the united German state -- the mark -- was established in 1871, and the Reichsbank was set up to run the currency four years later. But following a period of hyper-inflation, it was replaced by the reichsmark in 192

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a FX Week account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: