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100 Mark, 1908

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1000 Mark, 1910

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Allegorical Woman

 

5 Mark, 1917

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Woman

 

1000 Mark, 1922

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100,000 Mark, 1923

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2 Million Mark, 1923
(2,000,000 Mark)

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5 Million Mark, 1923
(5,000,000 Mark)

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10 Milliard (American 10 Billion) Mark, 1923
(10,000,000,000 Mark)

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100 Billion (American 100 Trillion) Mark, 1923
(100,000,000,000,000 Mark)

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Courtesy bank note museum

 

20 Billion (American 20 Trillion) Mark, 1924
(20,000,000,000,000 Mark)

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Courtesy Alan Kaim

 

100 Billion (American 100 Trillion) Mark, 1924
(100,000,000,000,000 Mark)

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scans courtesy wikimedia

 

Money to Burn

money-to-burn

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Germany 1923 - Banknotes were so worthless that it was cheaper to burn them than buying firewood.

 

1 Rentenmark 1937

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1 Mark, 1944
Issued under Allied Occupation during WWII.

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The many German states were united into an empire in 1871. Became the Weimar Republic 1917-33, and the Third Reich 1933-45. It came under Allied control from 1945 to 1949. It was divided into the German Federal Republic and the German Democratic Republic in 1949. The two republics were reunited under the German Federal Republic in 1990. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Germany.

 

 

 

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