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1. the former standard monetary unit of Austria, divided into 100 groschen; replaced by the euro in 2002
2. an old German coin of low denomination



the monetary unit of Austria; equal to 100 groschen. Introduced in 1925 to replace the crown, the schilling was replaced by the reichsmark in 1938 but reintroduced in 1945. According to the rate of exchange set by the State Bank of the USSR in January 1978,100 schillings = 4.55 rubles.

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In fact, the development of wages was such that the international cost competitiveness of manufacturing improved significantly, despite a substantial revaluation of the Austrian schilling.
The national currency of the 12 countries which have joined the Euro and become worthless on January 1 are Austrian schillings, Belgian francs, Dutch guilders, Finnish marks, French francs, German deutschmarks, Greek drachma, Irish punt, Italian lira, Luxembourg francs, Portuguese escudos and Spanish pesetas.
com She stayed at the three star family-run Hotel Lebzelter, in Zell am See where a double room ranges from 460 - 585 Austrian schillings per person (tel: 00 43 654 20 060).
He is amused to learn that the cost of a similar dining experience in N ew York could run in excess of 3000 Austrian schillings ($200) per person.
Sandoz Austria borrowed 220 million Austrian Schillings from Sandoz Management Services in Brussels in 1995.
The policeman gave him 1,000 Austrian schillings - about pounds 14 and the equivalent at the time of more than a week's wages.
In 1937, for the sum of 20 Austrian schillings, the couple acquired their first keyboard instrument, a 1790 fortepiano by Michael Rosenberger.
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Coffee has also become an important foreign trade commodity for Austria with a total foreign trade volume of 142,449.9 tons or 2.37 million sacks of coffee (averaging some 60 kgs each bag) with the value amounting to a whopping 2.4 billion Austrian schillings (AS).

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