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German term or phrase:DEM - Deutsche Mark
English translation:German mark
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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03:02 Nov 4, 2008
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
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German term or phrase: DEM
In a "Beleihungswertberechnung" dated 2001 the property's "Kaufpreis" is given as 325,000 DEM. Various other sums are in a column headed "DEM", where I would expect to find "DM". Any thoughts?
Thomas Ochiltree
Local time: 22:16
Deutsche Mark
Explanation:
It's the official 3-letter abbreviation for German marks

The Deutsche Mark (DEM, DM) or German mark was the official currency of West Germany and, from 1990 until the adoption of the euro, all of unified Germany. ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsche_Mark -
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Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 22:16
Grading comment
Thanks. I thought it might be that but in six years in Germany I just saw "DM"
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +10Deutsche Mark
Trudy Peters


  

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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +10
Deutsche Mark


Explanation:
It's the official 3-letter abbreviation for German marks

The Deutsche Mark (DEM, DM) or German mark was the official currency of West Germany and, from 1990 until the adoption of the euro, all of unified Germany. ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsche_Mark -

Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 22:16
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thanks. I thought it might be that but in six years in Germany I just saw "DM"

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxDr.G.MD
15 mins

agree  DDM
21 mins

agree  xxxwfarkas: DEM was legal tender until February 28, 2002
40 mins

agree  Camilla Seifert
1 hr

agree  Ingo Dierkschnieder
2 hrs

agree  Sabine Akabayov, PhD
3 hrs

agree  Steffen Walter
4 hrs

agree  Thomas Bollmann
5 hrs

agree  svenfrade
5 hrs

agree  Ulrike Kraemer
7 hrs
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Changes made by editors
Nov 4, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/34047">Steffen Walter's</a> old entry - "DEM - Deutsche Mark" » "German marks"
Nov 4, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/117586">Thomas Ochiltree's</a> old entry - "DEM" » "Deutsche Mark"
Nov 4, 2008 - Changes made by Ingo Dierkschnieder:
LevelPRO » Non-PRO


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