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13:05 Sep 25, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Salz- und Münzstadt
Schwäbisch Hall is described as a former Reichs-, Salz- und Münzstadt.
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 21:47
English translation:see explanation
Explanation:
Reichsstadt is a city status granted by the Reich, very much like here in the UK the Queen awards the status of City to a town.
Salzstadt because of the trade of the salt makers there
Muenzstadt because the city had the right to its own coinage
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Dr. Sahib Bleher
Local time: 20:47
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naa former Imperial City... (rest follows below)Ulrike Lieder
nasee explanation
Dr. Sahib Bleher
naimperial, salt and minting town
Elisabeth Moser


  

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39 mins
imperial, salt and minting town


Explanation:
or: a former imperial town with salt mines and a mint

Umschrieben hoert es sich wahrscheinlich besser an.
Good luck,
Lis


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Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 15:47
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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41 mins
see explanation


Explanation:
Reichsstadt is a city status granted by the Reich, very much like here in the UK the Queen awards the status of City to a town.
Salzstadt because of the trade of the salt makers there
Muenzstadt because the city had the right to its own coinage


Dr. Sahib Bleher
Local time: 20:47
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51 mins
a former Imperial City... (rest follows below)


Explanation:
a former Imperial City, well-known for its salt wells [or brine springs] which was awarded minting privileges by the Holy Roman Empire.

Or something similar. Here\\\'s some useful information:
Schwäbisch Hàll, Kreisstadt am Kocher, Bad.-Württ., 32400E. Alljährlich Freilichtspiele; Textilindustrie; Solquelle. Ev. spätgot. Stadtkirche (15. und 16.Jh.) mit romanischem W-Turm, Rokokorathaus (1732ff.); Reste der Stadtbefestigung. Am Stadtrand liegt die Comburg, ein befestigtes ehem. Benediktinerkloster; Stiftskirche (1700–05) mit drei roman. Türmen.
– Um 1037 erstmals als Halle erwähnt; im Hoch- und Spät-MA eine der wichtigsten Münzprägestätten des Hl. Röm. Reiches (Heller); 1276 Reichsstadt.

Ulrike Lieder
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