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Thanks a trillion

Posted on Tue, 20 January 2009 by Phil Mussell - General News, Banknote News

Zimbabwe, already the producer of the biggest denomination banknotes in history is going one better - with the printing of a one hundred trillion dollar note!

Last year the Zimbabwe Government lopped ten zeroes off of the currency in an attempt to make the banknotes more realistic but with inflation at stupidly staggering levels (over 200million %) that has done nothing to halt the slide - it's estimated that the $Z 100,000,000,000,000 is only worth about US$32! Full details