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Funny thing: The krona was a 19th century currency union. That is the coins was made in the same denominations with the same amount of precious metal.

If I remember coorectly, it broke down under world war one when the gold standard could not be maintained.

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by A swedish kind of death on Wed Aug 31st, 2011 at 05:32:29 PM EST
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