The most unusual in the history of the banknote

Little information about the number of banknotes from all over the world, which are considered the most unusual in the history.





The oldest banknote - 1380 (China)



The earliest known use of paper money belongs to China 800s AD. Banknote you see above - the oldest surviving. It was released around 1380.

Banknotes concentration camp (Czech Republic)




These notes Nazis created for walking in the Theresienstadt concentration camp, which was located in the former garrison town of Terezin in the Czech Republic, on the banks of the river Ohře. This camp is considered the Nazis "exemplary illustrative" - ​​it showed the Red Cross and other international organizations as an example of good treatment of the Jews. There operated a synagogue, lecture halls, publishes magazines, performances and exhibitions were held. These notes 10 and 20 crowns, printed on plain paper, have become part of the Red Cross arranged for showing off, had no real value and have never been used.

Banknotes with a cut face of the dictator (Zaire)




In 1997, the African nation of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) overthrew the totalitarian regime of Joseph Mobutu. When the new government was faced with a shortage of cash, they decided to temporarily use the old notes in the 20000 Zaire, cut out of them the image of the dictator.

One hundred trillion dollars (Zimbabwe)

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