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Craitish Cräite

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Craitish Cräite
The obverse and reverse of a Cr 1 coin.
Denominations
Subunit
1100 Cräi
Symbol ₢, Cr
Banknotes Cr 5, Cr 10, Cr 20
Coins 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c,
20c, 50c, Cr 1, Cr 2
Demographics
User(s) Craitland Craitland
Hurmu Hurmu
FMF FMF
Unofficial user(s) Mercury Mercury

The Cräite, also referred to as the Craitish Cräite, is the official currency of Craitland and of Hurmu. It is divided into one hundred cräi.

Usage

The Cräite is used as the sole official currency in Craitland, and was also used officially alongside regional currencies in its autonomous territories of Incontinentia, Lakkvia, New Vaduz and Zandarijn prior to the "Great Consolidation". Due to historical reasons, Talenore, when under Craitish sovereignty, used only its own dollar.

The Cräite is well-known internationally due to its adoption of usage by the FMF, Micras' association football organising body, for aspects including official payments of penalty fines and player transfer dealings.

The independent nation of Mercury has also unofficially adopted the Cräite as its currency alongside the pegged Mercury Credit.

In Hurmu

In the build-up to the reformation of the Hurmu state, following the reunion of Lakkvia with the Hurmu Trust Territory, it was decided that the Craitish currency would remain official in the reunited Hurmu. Known as kret (pl. kretar, abbreviated kr) in Hurmu Norse, the country has its own banknotes and coins. Without a central bank, four of Hurmu's commercial banks produce their own banknotes, all of which are legal tender across Hurmu, with a state-run mint producing the coins.

In practice, however, most transactions are electronic.

Hurmu considers Craitish banknotes and coins legal tender. Hurmu banknotes and coins are infrequently accepted as legal tender in Craitish establishments, with areas more popular with tourists being the most accepting, though banks throughout the country will offer exchanges into Craitish cash for ease without charge.

Symbol

The Cräite's official symbol is . However, due to occasional coding restraints and ease of typing, Cr is used interchangeably online and in print, even by official Craitish sources, and is an equally valid representation of the currency. Cr also prevails in written usage, when the long-form name is not required.

Images

Obverse of the Cr 5 note
Obverse of the Cr 10 note
Obverse of the Cr 20 note