The Czechoslovak koruna (in Czech and Slovak: koruna československá, at times koruna česko-slovenská was the currency of Czechoslovakia from 10 April 1919 to 14 March 1939, and from 1 November 1945 to 7 February 1993.
|koruna československá (Czech & Slovak)|
|ISO 4217 Code||CSK|
|User(s)||Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic|
|Source||World Bank, 1991|
|Plural||The language(s) of this currency belong(s) to the Slavic languages. There is more than one way to construct plural forms. See article.|
|Freq. used||10, 20, 50 h; 1, 2, 5 Kčs|
|Rarely used||5, 25 h, 3, 10 Kčs|
|Freq. used||10, 20, 50, 100 Kčs|
|Rarely used||500, 1000 Kčs|
|Central bank||State Bank of Czechoslovakia|
|Printer||Státní tiskárna cenin|
(State Securities Printer, Prague)
|This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete.|
The (last) ISO 4217 code and the local abbreviations for the koruna were CSK and Kčs. One koruna equalled 100 haléřů (Czech, singular: haléř) or halierov (Slovak, singular: halier). In both languages, the abbreviation h was used. The abbreviation was placed behind the numeric value.
Czech koruna[change | change source]
The Czech koruna or Czech Crown has been the currency of the Czech Republic since 1993. The koruna is one of the European Union's 11 currencies, and the Czech Republic is legally bound to adopt the euro currency in the future.
The ISO 4217 code for the Czech Koruna is CZK. The symbol is Kč.
Slovak koruna[change | change source]
The Slovak Crown or Slovak koruna has been the currency used in Slovakia since February 8, 1993. It replaced the Czechoslovak Crown. Slovak koruna should not be mistaken with the Slovak koruna during the World War II (Slovak: koruna slovenská, short Ks, notice word order)
Slovak koruna exists in these values: 50 h, 1 Sk, 2 Sk, 5 Sk, 10 Sk, 20 Sk, 50 Sk, 100 Sk, 200 Sk, 500 Sk, 1000 Sk and 5000 Sk. 10 h and 20 h are not used since 31 December 2003.
The central rate of Slovak koruna against euro was 35.4424 SKK as of 19 March 2007. Slovakia will use Euro instead of koruna from 1 January 2009.
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