Its contents, sealed in a linen bag, turned out to be banknotes worth 141,000 deutschmarks
or just over 72,000 euros.
He knows that Germany built its economy on the back of a strong deutschmark
. Will discontent in that country over price rises coming in with the euro be reflected in the election results?
"The Tote will have four special exchange windows where people can exchange deutschmarks
for euro, but we will be accepting bets in euro only."
In Germany, Deutschmarks
cease to be legal tender at midnight on December 31, although shops will take them after that.
Another problem is that all conversions have to be in euros; you will no longer be able to convert francs directly into deutschmarks
. You'll have to convert the francs to euros first and then to deutschmarks
HOLIDAYMAKERS from Nuneaton have helped the town's Mary Ann Evans Hospice by handing over their francs, deutschmarks
The building, at a cost of 25 million Deutschmarks
, is programmed for completion by the end of 2001.
The new tenants had lots of paper, but not of the Deutschmarks
Gullible consumers could be tricked in to handing over thousands of pounds for the chance of winning millions - in deutschmarks
"But if you're an average German consumer, you probably don't have a clear idea of what '$200' is worth in deutschmarks
. When your credit card bill shows up, you're shocked at what you paid and you'll probably reverse the transaction." Because of fluctuating exchange rates it's tough to keep translating U.S.
Brighten up the grey with a cherry red jacquard shirt or a silver stretch polo-neck and you'll feel like a billion deutschmarks
But China's embrace of capitalism has periodically pried open the doors to some American dollars, German deutschmarks
, and British pounds.