Danzig gulden
The Gulden was the currency of Free City of Danzig
Free City of Danzig
The Free City of Danzig was a semi-autonomous city-state that existed between 1920 and 1939, consisting of the Baltic Sea port of Danzig and surrounding areas....

  between 1923 and 1939. It was divided into 100 Pfennig
The Pfennig , plural Pfennige, is an old German coin or note, which existed from the 9th century until the introduction of the euro in 2002....

Until 1923, Danzig issued paper money denominated in Mark
Danzig mark
The Mark was a currency issued by Free City of Danzig between 1922 and 1923. It was equivalent to the German Papiermark. It was replaced by the Gulden....

s. The Gulden was not introduced at a specific rate to the mark but at a value of 25 Gulden = 1 pound sterling
Pound sterling
The pound sterling , commonly called the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, its Crown Dependencies and the British Overseas Territories of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, British Antarctic Territory and Tristan da Cunha. It is subdivided into 100 pence...

Following incorporation into Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany , also known as the Third Reich , but officially called German Reich from 1933 to 1943 and Greater German Reich from 26 June 1943 onward, is the name commonly used to refer to the state of Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a totalitarian dictatorship ruled by...

 at the beginning of the Second World War, the Reichsmark
German reichsmark
The Reichsmark was the currency in Germany from 1924 until June 20, 1948. The Reichsmark was subdivided into 100 Reichspfennig.-History:...

 replaced the Gulden at a rate of 0.7 Reichsmark = 1 Gulden.


Coins were issued in denominations of 1, 2, 5 and 10 Pfennige and ½, 1, 2, 5, 10 and 25 Gulden.


Banknotes were issued in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 and 50 Pfennige and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000 Gulden.

For an earlier currency used in Danzig, see Danzig Thaler
Danzig thaler
The Thaler or taler was the currency of Danzig until 1772 and again from 1807 to 1814. It was subdivided into 4 Gulden , each of 30 Groschen or 90 Schilling . In both 1772 and 1814, the currency was replaced by the Prussian Thaler....

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