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Re: OT: coins (Was: Types of numerals)

From:Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>
Date:Saturday, January 7, 2006, 20:03
On Sat, 07 Jan 2006 14:58:55 -0500, R A Brown <ray@...>

> {quote} > The ECU was [...] made up of the sum of fixed amounts of the 12 national > currencies of the Member States of the European Union at the time of the > signature of the Maastricht Treaty in February 1992. {/quote}
The question remains as to how a selection of European currencies were spontaneously weighted to coincidentally end up close to the US dollar. I don't know where to find out what the dollar:ECU rate was in February 1992, though, and that might clarify the issue one way or the other. Paul