Deutschmarks Still Accepted By German Merchants After 10 Years of the Euro

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s been 10 years now since the euro replaced Germany’s deutschmarks as the official currency of Germany, but that hasn’t stopped German merchants from accepting the old money.  The Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, states that there are still over 13.3 billion deutschmarks that have not yet been converted into euros.  With numbers like …

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