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A monetary unit of the Czech Republic, equal to one hundredth of a koruna.→ heller
- ‘The crown eased only around 10 halers on the news (0.3 percent).’
- ‘National Bank of Slovakia issues the banknotes in the nominal value of 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 and 5000 and coins in the nominal value of 1, 2, 5, 10 Slovak crowns and 50 halers.’
From Czech haléř, from Middle High German haller, from Schwäbisch Hall, a town in Germany where coins were minted.
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