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In the News (Thu 23 May 19)

  
 CHAPTER VII: INTERNAL REFORMS
The Austrian ministry, therefore, came to an agreement with the Hungarians that the terms of the new Ausgleich should be finally proclaimed in Austria by imperial warrant, the Hungarians only giving their assent to this in return for considerable financial concessions.
Then from 1st January 1900 the old reckoning by gulden was superseded, that by krone being introduced in all government accounts, the new silver being made a legal tender only for a limited amount.
It paid them, however, not in gold, but in silver (one-krone pieces and gulden) and in bank notes, the coins and notes being provided by the bank, and in exchange the newly coined gold was paid to the bank to be kept as a reserve to cover the issue of notes.
www.mek.iif.hu /porta/szint/tarsad/tortenel/mo_1867/austria/html/data/chap7.htm

  
 149.html
The Austro-Hungarian Bank, the Treasury, and the Hungarian Post Office Savings Bank issued banknotes between 1918 and 1920.
The Hungarian National Bank had issued some banknotes in 1919, but obtained a monopoly of banknote issue in 1926 when the Pengoe replaced the Korona.
When Austria-Hungary moved to the Gold Standard on August 2, 1892, they replaced the Gulden with the Krone (ATK) with 2 Kronen equal to 1 Gulden.
www.globalfindata.com /gh/149.html

  
 Austro-Hungarian krone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Consumer prices rose sixteen-fold during the war, as the government had no hesitation in running the Austro-Hungarian Bank's printing presses to pay its bills and triggering a higher inflation rate than in the other combatant countries.
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.
The value of the Krone was set at 2 Kronen = 1 Gulden ( Guilder) of the previous silver-based currency.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Austro-Hungarian_krone

  
 AUSTRIA-HUNGARY - LoveToKnow Article on AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
The Hungarians laid down the principle that they were in no way responsible for debts contracted during a time when they had been deprived of their constitutional liberties; they consented, however, to pay each year 291/2 million gulden towards the interest.
The Hungarian retreat after the bloody battle of Kapolna (February 2627, 1849) was followed by the dissolution of the Kremsier assembly, and a proclamation in which the emperor announced his intention of granting a constitution to the whole monarchy one and indivisible.
The yearly contingent of recruits for the army is fixed by the military bills voted by the Austrian and Hungarian parliaments, and is generally determined on the basis of the population, according to the last census returns.
2.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AU/AUSTRIA_HUNGARY.htm   (20402 words)

  
 Mises, The Theory of Money and Credit, Part II, Chapters 7-8: Library of Economics and Liberty
How could it come about, then, that the gold value of the krone (the half-gulden) already fluctuated about this rate as early as the second half of the year 1892 although the date of conversion was then still quite unknown?
In any case, after the legal determination of the conversion ratio by the Currency Regulation Law of August 2, 1892, it was settled that the conversion of the currency notes would not take place at any higher rate than this.
Usually a claim to a fixed sum, the date of payment of which lies in the uncertain future, is valued considerably less highly than the sum to which it refers.
www.econlib.org /library/Mises/msT3.html   (20402 words)

  
 Dergi
Austrian stamps of the period are denominated in neu-kreuzer and gulden and later in heller and krone.
Stamps issued from 1890 to 1908 were denominated in paras and piasters.
www.tandemir.8m.com /custom4.html   (20402 words)

  
 4Reference Stamps and postal history of Austria
Franz Josef profiles reappeared in 1867, as a side-effect of the establishment of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (at this point Hungary began issuing its own stamps), and continued until 1907, with various changes, including a change of monetary system in 1899 - from 60 kreuzer to the gulden to 100 heller to the krone.
Issues between 1858 and 1861 used a profile of Emperor Franz Josef, then switched back to the coat of arms, in an oval frame.
www.4reference.net /encyclopedias/wikipedia/Stamps_and_postal_history_of_Austria.html   (20402 words)

  
 Hungarian forint - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Between 1857 and 1892, the forint was the name used in Hungarian for the currency of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, known in German as the Austro-Hungarian gulden or Austrian florin.
The process was managed by the Hungarian communist party, which held the relevant ministry seats and the forint's success was exploited for political gains, contributing to the 1948-49 communist take-over of state powers.
Hungarian banknote catalog (including pictures of old forint banknotes)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Forint   (723 words)

  
 Postage stamps and postal history of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Franz Josef profiles reappeared in 1867, as a side-effect of the establishment of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (at this point Hungary began issuing its own stamps), and continued until 1907, with various changes, including a change of monetary system in 1899 - from 60 kreuzer to the gulden to 100 heller to the krone.
1899 also saw the appearance of varnish bars, as diagonal shiny yellowish strips applied to the stamp paper before printing, intended to prevent cleaning and reuse of stamps.
Hitler's face remained visible, and this was objectionable, so after 4 June postal clerks were expected to blot out Hitler's face manually, until on 21 June a new series of overprints came out with a set of stripes over Hitler.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stamps_and_postal_history_of_Austria   (723 words)

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