Karno-Ruthenian mark

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Ruthenian Mark
Marco Ruteno (portuguese)


Official users Karniarutheniaflag.png Karnia-Ruthenia
Pegged to 1.00 Euro
Symbol (RM) (RMK) (ISO 4217) - Ruthenian Mark
Plural Mark / Marks
Coins RMK$0.01, RMK$0.05, RMK$0.10, RMK$0.25, RMK$0.50, RMK$1.00, RMK$2.00, RMK$10.00
Banknotes RMK$1.00, RMK$5.00, RMK$10.00, RMK$20.00, RMK$50.00, RMK$100.00

The Ruthenian Mark is the currency unit of the Karno-Ruthenian Empire, being originally created by the Kingdom of Ruthenia and the Duchy of Libertia. The currency was created by the first Minister of Finances and Household of Ruthenia, Yuri, Count de Faria. The plural form is Marks and one Mark is subdivided into 100 cents.

Banknotes and coins were designed by the first Chancellor of Ruthenia and Duke of Libertia, D. Guilherme da Lomellina e Berenguer. All bank notes show significant people and symbols for and from the Kingdom. The existing bank notes at the moment are for 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 Marks.


The Kingdom of Ruthenia used the Brazilian Real while the Duchy of Libertia used the Euro. When the formation of the government of His Majesty after the promulgation of the Constitution, in February 2015, the Minister of Finances Yuri, Count de Faria, wished implement and develop the national financial system, and the first step would be the development of the Ruthenian currency.

After the unanimous adoption of the bill presented by the Minister, implementing the Ruthenian Mark, it was necessary to create the design of the coin. The task fell to the Duke of Libertia. Skilled artist, the king instructed to use Ruthenian and Lomellinian symbols, to integrate the culture of the kingdom and of the duchy in the currency that would split from then on.

After the signature of the Karno-Ruthenian Compromise of 2016, the Ruthenian Mark became the official currency of the state members of the Empire.


First Series

Image Value Main colour Description
1marcoruteno.jpg RMK$1.00 Bordeaux Red. Official portrait of Oscar, King of Ruthenia.
5marcosrutenos.jpg RMK$5.00 Gray. Picture of the national tricolor flag.
10marcosrutenos.jpg RMK$10.00 Yellow. Official portrait of D. Guilherme da Lomellina e Berenguer, Duke of Libertia and first Chancellor of Ruthenia.
20marcosrutenos.jpg RMK$20.00 Light Blue. Picture of the Ruthenian Eagle.
50marcosrutenos.jpg RMK$50.00 Light Green. Leonardo da Vinci, patron saint of Lomellina and an idol of thr Duke of Libertia.
100marcosrutenos.jpg RMK$100.00 Red. Official portrait of Oscar, King of Ruthenia, as Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Armed Forces.

Second Series

Image Value Main colour Description
11127685 978536802186927 53113792 o.jpg RMK$1.00 Light grey and Red. Official portrait of Oscar, King of Ruthenia.
11328079 978599408847333 1308186429 o.jpg RMK$5.00 Light grey and Orange. Portrait of Charlemagne.
11426056 978579358849338 1456646305 o.jpg RMK$10.00 Light grey and Green. Portrait of D. Guilherme da Lomellina e Berenguer.
11422324 978593552181252 501921555 o.jpg RMK$20.00 Light grey and Blue. Portrait of Napoléon Bonaparte.
11414667 978602752180332 438392877 o.jpg RMK$50.00 Light grey and Purple. Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci.
11348599 978609368846337 812978919 o.jpg RMK$100.00 Light grey and Yellow. Portrait of Oscar, King of Ruthenia.

Special Series

Image Value Main colour Description
04-2newRM.jpg RMK$2.00 Light Gray and Rose Portrait of Queen Maria of Yugoslavia.


First Series

Image Value Main colour Description
1cent.png RMK$0.01 Bronze Alternate monogram of Oscar, King of Ruthenia.
5cent.png RMK$0.05 Bronze The Crucifix of Jesus Christ.
10cent.png RMK$0.10 Silver Head of the Black Griffin, National animal of Lomellina.
25cent.png RMK$0.20 Silver Vetruvian Man from Leonardo da Vinci.
50cent.png RMK$0.50 Silver The Crown, symbolizing the Ruthenian Monarchy.
1rutmark.png RMK$1.00 Gold The Ruthenian Eagle.
2rutmark.png RMK$2.00 Gold Bellerophon riding a Pegasus, symbolizing heroic deeds.

Special Series

Image Value Main colour Description
10rutmark.png RMK$10.00 Bronze The "Landscape of Ruthenia".

See also