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Zimbabwe 100 Trillion Dollar Note

Posted in Money with tags on December 23, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_ZimbabweThis is not militaria I know but one has to make some fun in the middle of hyper-inflation! This is the 100 Trillion Dollar bill, issued prior to 2009 when they basically gave up and stopped using their own money. Back then it would not have bought an egg or a bus ticket.

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Hitler’s Pocket Change

Posted in Money with tags , on April 20, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svgYeah, it’s a 10 Reichspfennig aluminium coin. Someone stuck it in my Christmas card one year.

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5 Rupee Japanese Occupation Script for Burma

Posted in Money with tags , , on April 16, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_Japan.svgJapan, in an attempt to control black market activity as well as prices in the conquered territories in S.E.Asia, produced Occupation Script in various denominations and currencies. This is one of the notes produced for Burma. There was also a one and ten rupee note.

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