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Tagged With: Dollar

I discovered the most expensive banknote!

YOU DON’T BELIEVE ME? Have a look at the pictures: The front and the back of the 10 Dollar in the paper money of Mongolia! Printed in 1920 in the short-lived dictatorship of the German-Russian nobleman Roman Ungern-von Sternberg, called „The Bloody White Baron“. That’s why the 14 750 banknotes which were produced (only) on simple … Weiterlesen »

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MONEY 1 The Old Man’s Useless Banknotes …

I TOLD YOU IN MY BLOG, REMEMBER: In some parts of Zimbabwe (in the capital Harare and the mining districts) the Chinese currency Yüan is the accepted money.  Because the Chinese are slowly taking over the devastated country of the senile dictator Robert Mugabe, 94, and the Yüan is an internationally accepted financing tool. The … Weiterlesen »

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MONEY Have Your Dollars Ready in Lebanon!

WELL, BEIRUT STRUG- GLES DESPERATELY, to become again the Monte Carlo of the Middle East. But the country, Lebanon, doesn’t even have a presi- dent for well over a year, since the politicians can’t agree about a candidate (who must be a Christians, that’s fixed in the Constituti- on). When you pass Hamra Street, once … Weiterlesen »

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MONEY Lost & Found … (No. 10)

I was so proud of my five 1000 $ notes I had collected over the years as a kind of totem: „Now I’ll never be poor!“ No one I talk to had ever seen banknotes with a similar value. And then I walked into Benny Binion’s Horseshow Casino in Las Vegas – and saw one … Weiterlesen »

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