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01/07/1990 East Germany adopts Deutsche Mark before reunification

The Deutsche Mark played an important role in the reunification of Germany. It was introduced as the official currency of East Germany in 1990, replacing the East German mark, in preparation for the unification. East German marks were exchanged for German marks at a rate of 1:1 for the first 4000 marks and 2:1 for larger amounts.

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