Template:Historical currencies of a country

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This is the root template for all templates that follow the format "Historical currencies of a country", where a country is a country/territory. See templates on What links here for real example.

Instructions

Parameters:

  • country: The country. Format appropriate wiki link such as "the [[Netherlands]]", "the [[United Kingdom|U.K.]]
  • flag_image: File name of the flag. Do not include "Image".
  • flag_image_alt: The alternative image tag when mouse over.
  • my_name: Name of the template that transcludes this.
  • state: See above
  • The rest is the list of currencies to be displayed. The following style is recommended
  • [[Actual article name (no redirect)|currency name without the national adjective]]<br/>start year-end year
  • Normally, the end year of a period is the start year of the next, unless the end date is December 31 of a year.
  • It is recommended to make a navigational box if there are 5 or more articles. This template only supports up to 15 articles.

Collapsed state

How to manage this template's visibility

  • Use {{Historical currencies of a country |state=collapsed}}  to show this template in its collapsed (hidden) state.
  • Use {{Historical currencies of a country |state=expanded}}  to show this template in its expanded (fully visible) state.
  • Use {{Historical currencies of a country |state=autocollapse}}  to show this template in its collapsed (hidden) state only if there is another template of the same type on the page.
  • expanded has been set as the default state.

Example code

Here is a copy (which could be a stale copy) of the code for Template:Historical currencies of Argentina:

{{Historical currencies of a country
|country = [[Argentina]]
|flag_image = Flag of Argentina.svg
|flag_image_alt = Flag of Argentina
|my_name = Historical currencies of Argentina
|[[Argentine real|Real]]<br/>1813–1881
|[[Argentine peso moneda nacional|Peso moneda nacional]]<br/>1881–1969
|[[Argentine peso ley|Peso ley]]<br/>1970–1983
|[[Argentine peso argentino|Peso argentino]]<br/>1983–1985
|[[Argentine austral|Austral]]<br/>1985–1991
|[[Argentine peso|Peso]]<br/>1992–''present''
}}

See also