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reichs·mark

 (rīks′märk′, rīKHs′-)
n. pl. reichsmark or reichs·marks
A German unit of currency from 1925 to 1948.

[German : Reichs, genitive of Reich, realm (from Middle High German rīch, from Old High German rīchi; see reg- in Indo-European roots) + Mark, unit of currency (from Middle High German marke; see mark2).]

Reichsmark

(ˈraɪksˌmɑːk; German ˈraiçsmark)
n, pl -marks or -mark
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Germany between 1924 and 1948, divided into 100 Reichspfennigs

reichs•mark

(ˈraɪksˌmɑrk, ˈraɪxs-)

n., pl. -marks, -mark.
the monetary unit of Germany from November 1924 until 1948.
[1870–75; < German: Reich mark]
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Following the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany in 1938, she sold the painting for 395 reichsmarks to a man Philipp HEnusler.
He inherited two million Reichsmarks after his father's death.
Good friend Kurston (Daniel Ryan) has a cure for Robinson's woes - the location of a downed German U-boat, which sank during the Second World War with a cargo of gold bullion worth 80 million Reichsmarks.
Such are the cases of government-sponsored counterfeiting of German reichsmarks by the British during WWI (Cooley, 2008), of US dollars by Stalin in the interwar period (Krivitsky, 2011), of British notes by Hitler during WWII (operation Bernhard), and of Vietnamese and Cuban currency by the US during the Vietnam War (Asselin, 2013: 189) and the failed Bay of Pigs invasion (Cooley, 2008), respectively.
29) The capital of some 60,000 reichsmarks was raised the community and some dedicated businessmen.
Turkey-Britain trade did not reach the volume of that with Germany, from which it also received 150 million Reichsmarks (RM) of credit.
Hitler eventually earned enough money from his book royalties to accumulate a tax bill of 405,494 Reichsmarks, which the Reich Ministry of Finance forgave once it declared the chancellor to be tax exempt.
Much to his own surprise, Von Lossnitzer hammered out a deal which returned 12 million Reichsmarks to Mauser over the life of the agreement.
Violence was used to get rid of the Jews, alongside huge payments for exit visas, an example would be Freud who had to pay nearly 32,000 Reichsmarks "refugee tax" to leave Vienna.
Upon his retirement, Hitler awarded Schlegelberger a bonus of 100,000 Reichsmarks, a considerable sum of money.
3) As a result, German expenditures of foreign exchange for petroleum imports almost doubled during the first half of the Third Reich, from 129,800,000 Reichsmarks (RM) in 1933 to 230,000,000 RM in 1939.
99) EX-NAVY captain Robinson (Jude Law, right) is drawn into the hunt for a downed German U-boat, which sank during World War II with a cargo of gold bullion worth 80 million Reichsmarks.