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Yugoslav 1994 Dinar (YUG)199419941 mo.Hyperinflation
DDR Kuponmark (DDK)194819481 mo.WWII
Hungarian Bilpengoe (HUB)194619461.5 mos.Hyperinflation
Hungarian Adopengoe (HUA)194619462 mos.Hyperinflation
German Gold Mark (DEG)192319232 mos.Hyperinflation
Slovenia Laibach Lira (SIL)194419442.5 mos.WWII
Krajina (Serbian Republic) October Dinar (HRKO)199319943 mos.Hyperinflation
Yugoslav October Dinar (YUO)199319933 mos.Hyperinflation
Kazakhstan Ruble (KZR)199319933 mos.Hyperinflation
North Korean Won (KPO)195919593 mos.Hyperinflation
Hungarian Milpengoe (HUM)194619463 mos.Hyperinflation
Serbian Republic October Dinar (BASO)199319944 mos.Other War
Polish Zloty Lublin (PLL)194419454 mos.WWII
Hungarian Red Army Pengoe (HUR)194519456 mos.WWII
Uzbekistan Coupon Sum (UZC)199319948.5 mos.Hyperinflation
Kepulauan Riau Rupiah (IDRR)196319648.5 mos.Replaced with IDR
Japan Base Metal Kammon (JPK)190419059 mos.Hyperinflation
Japan Gold Oban (JPO)190419059 mos.Hyperinflation
Japan Silver Momme (JPM)190419059 mos.Hyperinflation
Transnistrian Ruble (PDR)1994199411 mos.Hyperinflation
Ukraine Karbovanetz (UAK)1992199311 mos.Hyperinflation
Brazil Cruzeiro Real (BRR)199319941Hyperinflation
Albanian Lek Valute (ALV)199219931Discontinued
Krajina (Serbian Republic) Reformed Dinar (HRKR)199219931Hyperinflation
Latvia Ruble (LVR)199219931Hyperinflation
Lithuania Talonas (LTT)199219931Hyperinflation
Macedonian Denar (MKN)199219931Hyperinflation
Moldovan Leu Cupon (MDC)199219931Hyperinflation
Serbian Republic Reformed Dinar (BASR)199219931Hyperinflation
Yugoslav Reformed Dinar (YUR)199219931Hyperinflation
Moldovan Ruble Kupon (MDR)199119921Hyperinflation
Slovenia Tolar Bons (SIB)199119921Renamed SIT
Brazil Cruzado Novo (BRN)198919901Hyperinflation
Chinese Gold Chin Yuan (CNG)194819491Chinese Civil War
Chinese Silver Yin Yuan (CNS)194819491Chinese Civil War
Sinkiang Gold Yuan (CNSG)194819491Chinese Civil War
Azerbaijan Toman (IRZT)194519461Conquered by Iran
Austrian Allied Military Schillings (ATM)194419451WWII
Czechoslovak Red Army Korunu (CSR)194419451WWII
Romanian Red Army Leu (ROR)194419451WWII
Soviet Ruble of 1923 (SUB)192319241Hyperinflation
Russian Ruble of 1922 (RUFR)192219221Creation of the USSR
East Africa Florin (XEAF)192019221WWII
Monaco Franc Germinal (MCG)192019211Emergency measure
North Russian Ruble (RUNR)191919201Creation of the USSR
Austrian Krone (ATK)191819191WWI
Transcaucasian Ruble (ZKRR)191719181Russian Civil War
German New Guinea Mark (PGM)191419151WWI
German Southwest Africa Mark (NAP)191419151WWI
Confederate States Reformed Dollar (CSAR)186418651US Civil War
French Franc (Mandats Territorial) (FRM)179617971Hyperinflation
French Franc (Assignats) (FRA)179517961Hyperinflation
Paper Poland Florin Zloty (PLF)179417951Partitioned by Austria
Krajina (Serbian Republic) 1994 Dinar (HRKG)199419962Hyperinflation
Georgia Kupon Larit (GEK)199319952Hyperinflation
Belarus Ruble (BYL)199219942Hyperinflation (Indirect)
Bosnia Dinar (BAD)199219942Hyperinflation
Yugoslav Convertible Dinar (YUN)199019922Hyperinflation
Argentina Peso Argentino (ARP)198319852Hyperinflation
Oman Rial Saidi (OMS)197019722Act of Independence
Ghana Old Cedi (GHO)196519672Replaced with GHC
French Franc Nouveau (FRF)196019622Renamed French Franc
Korean Military Won (KROM)194519472Replaced with KPP
Italy "Badaglio" Lira (ITLB)194319452WWII
Italy "Mussolini" Lira (ITLM)194319452WWII
Italy American Military Lira (ITA)194319452WWII
Italy British Military Lira (ITB)194319452WWII
Reichs Karbowanez (UAC)194219442WWII
US "Hawaiian" Dollar (USDH)194219442WWII
Spanish Nationalist Peseta (ESPN)193619392WWII
Soviet Transcaucasian Ruble (ZKSR)192219242Creation of the USSR
Far Eastern Republic Ruble (DBRR)192019222Creation of the USSR
Soviet Armenian Ruble (AMSR)192019222Creation of the USSR
Soviet Azerbaijan Ruble (AZSR)192019222Creation of the USSR
Armenian Ruble (AMR)191819202Creation of the USSR
Azerbaijan Republic Ruble (AZR)191819202Creation of the USSR
Khiva Tenga (KHVT)191819202Creation of the USSR
Germany Darlenskasse Ost Ruble (DEOR)191619182WWI
Peru Inca (PER)188018822Discontinued
Haiti New Paper Gourde (HTN)187018722Hyperinflation
Maryland Red Shillings (CMDR)178117832Hyperinflation
New Jersey New Shilling (CNJN)178117832Hyperinflation
Vermont State Shilling (CVTS)178117832Hyperinflation
Bosnia New Dinar (BAN)199419973Replaced with BAM
Russian Ruble (RUR)199119943Hyperinflation
Brazil Cruzeiro (BRE)199019933Hyperinflation
Nicaragua Cordoba (NIC)198819913Hyperinflation
Brazil Cruzado (BRC)198619893Hyperinflation
Laos Liberation Kip (LAL)197619793Hyperinflation
Viet Nam South Dong (VNS)197519783Union of Vietnam
Biafran Pound (BIAP)196719703Conquered by Nigeria
Katanga Franc (KATF)196019633Act of Independence
Portuguese India Escudo (INPE)195919623Act of Independence
Reunion Franc (REF)195919623Hyperinflation
German Sperrmark (DES)195119543Discontinued
German Allied Mark (DEA)194519483WWII
Japanese Allied Yen (JPA)194519483WWII
Nationalist Manchurian Yuan (CNNY)194519483Chinese Civil War
Netherlands Indies Gumpyo Roepiah (NIDR)194319463WWII
Malaya Gumpyo Dollar (MYAG)194219453WWII
Philippine Guerilla Peso (PHG)194219453WWII
Netherlands Indies Gumpyo Gulden (IDDJ)194119443WWII
Romania Infinex Leu (ROI)194119443WWII
Canton Dollar (CNDC)193519383WWII
Danzig Mark (DZGM)192019233WWI
Memel Mark (MMLM)192019233WWI
Soviet Khiva Ruble (SUVT)192019233Creation of the USSR
Georgian Ruble (GER)191819213Creation of the USSR
Bukhara Tenga (BKHT)191719203Creation of the USSR
Mexico "Inconvertible" Paper Peso (MXI)191319163Hyperinflation
Confederate States Dollar (CSAD)186118643US Civil War
Maryland Black Shillings (CMDB)178017833Hyperinflation
Afghanistan Dostumi Afghani (AFAD)199820024Hyperinflation
Afghanistan Rabbini Afghani (AFAR)199820024Hyperinflation
Angola Kwanza Reajustado (AOR)199519994Hyperinflation
Tatarstan Shamil (RUTS*)199219964Part of Russia
Croatian Dinar (HRD)199119954Other War
Congolese Zaire (CDZ)196719714Act of Independence
Zambian Pound (ZMP)196419684Act of Independence
Algerian New Franc (DZF)196019644Act of Independence
Ruanda-Urundi Franc (BRIF)196019644Act of Independence
German Bekomark 195419584Discontinued
German Libkamark195419584Discontinued
Djibouti CFA Franc (DJC)194519494Act of Independence
Indonesia Guerilla Rupiah (IDG)194519494Replaced with IDN at par
Taiwan Nationalist Yuan (TWN)194519494Chinese Civil War
French Franc (Allied Military Provisional) (FRP)194419484WWII
Burmese Gumpyo Rupee (BUG)194119454WWII
Croatian Kuna (HRC)194119454WWII
French Indochina Military Yen (ICFG)194119454WWII
Hong Kong Military Yen (HKG)194119454WWII
Japanese Military Yen (XJPM)194119454WWII
Nanking/CRB Yuan (CNPN)194119454WWII
New Hebrides Franc (NHF)194119454WWII
Oceania Gumpyo Pound (XOGP)194119454WWII
Philippine Gumpyo Peso (PHJ)194119454WWII
Serbian Dinar (SRDD)194119454WWII
Germany Behelfszahlungsmittel (XDEB)194019444WWII
Soviet Bukhara Ruble (BKSR)192019244Creation of the USSR
Latvia Ruble (LVB)191819224Hyperinflation
Ruble Sovnazki (RUFS)191819224Creation of the USSR
Russian Ruble Sovnazki (RUFS)191819224Hyperinflation
Yugoslav Kronen (YUK)191819224WWI
Spanish Escudo (ESE)186418684Latin Monetary Union
Alabama Confederate Dollar (CSALD)186118654US Civil War
Arkansas Confederate Dollar (CSAKD)186118654US Civil War
Florida Confederate Dollar (CSFLD)186118654US Civil War
Georgia Confederate Dollar (CSGAD)186118654US Civil War
Louisiana Confederate Dollar (CSLAD)186118654US Civil War
Mississippi Confederate Dollar (CSMSD)186118654US Civil War
North Carolina Confederate Dollar (CSNCD)186118654US Civil War
South Carolina Confederate Dollar (CSSCD)186118654US Civil War
Tennessee Confederate Dollar (CSTND)186118654US Civil War
Texas Confederate Dollar (CSTXD)186118654US Civil War
Tajikistan Ruble (TJR)199520005Hyperinflation
Zairean New Zaire (ZRN)199319985Hyperinflation
Angola Kwanza Novo (AON)199019955Hyperinflation
Israel Shekel (ILL)198019855Hyperinflation
Chinese Old Jen Min Piao Yuan (CNP)194819535Hyperinflation
Romanian New Leu (RON)194719525Hyperinflation
Indonesia "Java" Rupiah (IDJ)194519505Act of Independence
Indonesia "Nica" Guilder (IDD)194519505Act of Independence
Netherlands Indies Gumpyo Roepiah (IDDR)194119465Hyperinflation
Polish Cracow Zloty (PLK)194019455WWII
Slovak Koruna (SKO)194019455WWII
Italian East Africa Lira (AOIL)193619415WWII
Rif Republic Riffan (MARR)192119265Other War
Ukraine Grivna (UAG)191719225Creation of the USSR
Southwest Africa Mark (NAM)191519205WWI
Serbian Dinar (SRBD)191319185WWI
South African Republic Pound (ZAPP)190519105Switched to GBP
Greek Phoenix (GRP)182818335Replaced with GRS at par
Transnistrian Kupon Ruble (PDK)199420006Hyperinflation
Peru Inti (PEI)198519916Hyperinflation
Rhodesian Pound (RHP)196419706Act of Independence
North Viet Nam Piastre Dong Viet (VDD )195319596Hyperinflation
Germany Reichskreditkassenscheine (XDEK)194019466WWII
Bohemia and Moravia Koruna (CSM )193919456WWII
Japan Military Yen (CNPY)193919456WWII
Estonia Marka (EEM)191819246Hyperinflation
Fiume Krone (FIUK)191819246WWII
West Indies Joe (GYJ)183018366Act of Independence
French Livre (Assignats) (FRL)178917956Hyperinflation
Belarus New Ruble (BYB)199420017Hyperinflation
Russian Federation Ruble (RUR)199119987Hyperinflation
Argentina Austral (ARA)198519927Hyperinflation
Equatorial Guinea Franco (GQF)198519927West African Monetary Union
Viet Nam New Dong (VNN)197819857Replaced 10:1 VNN
Peseta Guineana (GQP)196819757Act of Independence
Qatar-Dubai Riyal (XQDR)196619737Act of Independence
Gambia Pound (GMP)196419717Act of Independence
Malawi Pound (MWP)196419717Act of Independence
Congolese Republic Franc (CDG)196019677Hyperinflation
Viet Minh Piastre Dong Viet (VDP)194619537First Vietnam War
Hungarian Korona (HUK)191819257Hyperinflation
Connecticut Continental Shilling (CCTS)177617837Hyperinflation
Delaware Continental Shilling (CDES)177617837Hyperinflation
Georgia Continental Shilling (CGAS)177617837Hyperinflation
Maryland Continental Shilling (CMDS)177617837Hyperinflation
Massachusetts Continental Shilling (CMAS)177617837Hyperinflation
New Hampshire Continental Shilling (CNHS)177617837Hyperinflation
New Jersey Continental Shilling (CNJS)177617837Hyperinflation
New York Continental Shilling (CNYS)177617837Hyperinflation
North Carolina Continental Shilling (CNCS)177617837Hyperinflation
Pennsylvania Continental Shilling (CPAS)177617837Hyperinflation
Rhode Island Continental Shilling (CRHS)177617837Hyperinflation
South Carolina Continental Shilling (CSCS)177617837Hyperinflation
Virginia Continental Shilling (CVAS)177617837Hyperinflation
Irian Barat Rupiah (IDIR)196319718Replaced 1:12.63 IDR
Czechoslovak New Koruna (CSC)194519538Replaced 5:1 CSK
German Effektensperrmark (DERE)193119398WWII
German Kreditsperrmark (DERK)193119398WWII
Polish Marka (PLM)191619248WWII
Germany Darlenskasse Ost Mark (DEOM)191419228WWI
Kiau Chau Dollar (JPY)191419228WWI
Ottoman Empire Paper Lira (XOTL)191419228WWI
Montenegro Perper (MEP)191019188WWI
Chinese Paper Tael (CNTP)185318618Hyperinflation
New Hampshire Lawful Shilling (CNHL)175517638Act of Independence
Massachusetts Shilling Middle Tenor (CMAM)174117498Act of Independence
Massachusetts Shilling New Tenor (CMAN)174117498Act of Independence
Liberian Liberty Dollars (LRDL)199120009Other War
Rhodesia and Nyasaland Federation Pound (RHFP)195619659Act of Independence
South Korean Hwan (KRH)195319629Replaced 10:1 KRW
German Handelsperrmark (DERH)193919489WWII
German Registermark (XRDERM/DERR)193919489WWII
German Reichskreditkassenschein (XDEK)193919489WWII
Sinkiang Yuan (CNSY)193919489Chinese Civil War
Meng Chiang (Bank of Inner Mongolia) Yuan (CNPM)193619459WWII
Peking/Tientsin/Northern China/FRB Yuan (CNPP)193519449WWII
Fiji Old Dollar (FJO)186518749Conquered by Britain
Connecticut Dollar (CCTD)178317929Creation of the USD
Delaware Dollar (CDED)178317929Creation of the USD
Georgia Dollar (CGAD)178317929Creation of the USD
Maryland Dollar (CMDD)178317929Creation of the USD
Massachusetts Dollar (CMAD)178317929Creation of the USD
New Hampshire Dollar (CNHD)178317929Creation of the USD
New Jersey Dollar (CNJD)178317929Creation of the USD
New York Dollar (CNYD)178317929Creation of the USD
North Carolina Dollar (CNCD)178317929Creation of the USD
Pennsylvania Dollar (CPAD)178317929Creation of the USD
Rhode Island Dollar (CRHD)178317929Creation of the USD
South Carolina Dollar (CSCD)178317929Creation of the USD
Virginia Dollar (CVAD)178317929Creation of the USD
Rhodesian Dollar (RHD/ZWC)1970198010Act of Independence
French Affars and Issas Franc (AIF)1967197710Act of Independence
Bulgarian Socialist Lev (BGM)1952196210Replaced 10:1 BGL
India Haj Pilgrimage Rupee (XINP)1950196010Replaced with INR
Somali Somalo (SOIS)1950196010Replaced with SOS
Greek New Drachma (GRN)1944195410Hyperinflation
British Military Authority Lira (LYB)1941195110Hyperinflation
Austro-Hungarian Monetary Union Gulden (XATG)1857186710Latin Monetary Union
Moldova Ducat (MDD)1857186710Discontinued
Texas Dollar (TXSD)1836184610Joined the US
Liberian JJ Dollars (LRDJ)1989200011Other War
Ekuele (Epkwele) Guineana (GQE)1975198611West African Monetary Union
Reunion Nouveau Franc (REN)1963197411Act of Independence
Persian Gulf Rupee (XPGR)1959197011Discontinued
Spanish Republican Peseta (ESPR)1931194211WWII
Saar Franc (SAAF)1919193011WWII
Angola Escudo Portuguese (AOE)1914192511Replaced 1.25:1 AOA
Paper Newfoundland Pound (NFLP)1854186511Replaced with NFLD
Ghana Revalued Cedi (GHR)1967197912Replaced with GHC (Confiscation)
Saint Pierre CFA Nouveau Franc (XCF)1960197212Act of Independence
Albanian Lek Foreign Exchange Certificates (ALX)1953196512Exchange Certificate
North Korea People's Won (KPP)1947195912Hyperinflation
German Behelfszahlungsmittel fuer die Deutsche Wehrmacht (XDEB)1936194812WWII
Azerbaijan Manat (AZM)1993200613Hyperinflation
Iraqi "Swiss print" Kurdistan Dinar (IQDS)1991200413Act of Independence
Argentina Peso Ley 18.188 (ARL)1970198313Hyperinflation
Netherlands New Guinea Guilder (NNGG)1950196313Act of Independence
Manchukuo Yuan (CNMY)1932194513WWII
Soviet Chervonetz (SUC)1922193513Discontinued
Ecuador Peso (ECP)1871188413Renamed ESC
Paper Paraguay National Peso (PYN)1857187013Renamed PYF
New Hampshire Colonial Shilling (CNHC)1763177613US War of Independence
Rhode Island Colonial Shilling (CRHC)1763177613US War of Independence
Angola Kwanza (AOK)1977199114Hyperinflation (Indirect)
Guinea Syli (GNS)1972198614Replaced with GNF (92.47% devaluation)
Somali Scellino (SOS)1960197414Renamed in 1974
Nigerian Pound (NGP)1959197314Act of Independence
Guinea Franc (GNI)1958197214Act of Independence
Soviet New Ruble (SUN)1947196114Replaced 10:1 SUR
Venezuela Venezolano (VEV)1873188714Replaced 1:5 VEB
South German Vereinsgulden (XDSG)1857187114Replaced with DEP
Turkmenistan Manat (TMM)1993200915Hyperinflation
Sudanese Dinar (SDD)1992200715Hyperinflation
Slovenia Tolar (SIT)1991200615EURO
Chilean Escudo (CLE)1960197515Hyperinflation
French Antilles Franc (XNF)1960197515Act of Independence
Burmese Rupee (BUR)1937195215Renamed BUK
East Africa Rupee (XEAR)1905192015WWI
Crete Drachma (GKD)1898191315WWI
Colombian Gold Peso (COG)1871188615Hyperinflation
Argentina Peso Fuerte (ARF)1860187515Replaced with ARG
Connecticut Shilling New Tenor (CCTN)1740175515Act of Independence
Slovak Koruna (SKK)1992200816EURO
Timor Escudo (TPE)1959197516Act of Independence
British Caribbean Territories (Eastern Group) Dollar (XBCD)1951196716Act of Independence
Indonesia New Rupiah (IDN)1949196516Hyperinflation
Saint Pierre CFA Franc (XCFG)1943195916Hyperinflation
Southern Rhodesian Currency Board Pound (RHSP)1940195616Replaced with RHFP at par
Saudi Sovereign Riyal (SAS)1936195216Replaced with SAR
Estonia Kroon (EEN)1924194016WWII
Danzig Gulden (DZGG)1923193916WWII
German Rentenmark (DEN)1923193916WWII
Saudi Arabian Riyal (SAA)1916193216Formation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Italian Somaliland Rupiah (SOIR)1909192516Replaced with XITL
Bulgarian Lev Srebro (BGS)1904192016WWI
Azores Milreis (APM)1895191116Hyperinflation
US Paper Dollar (USP)1862187816Discontinued
North Korea Foreign Won (KPX)1978199517Discontinued
Chinese Soviet Yuan (CNSD)1931194817Chinese Civil War
Hankow Dollar (CNDH)1914193117WWII
Heilungkiang Tiao (CNHT)1914193117WWII
Kansu Dollar (CNDK)1914193117WWII
Kirin Tiao (CNKT)1914193117WWII
Kwangtung Dollar (CNDG)1914193117WWII
Manchurian Dollar (CNDM)1914193117WWII
Peking Dollar (CNDB)1914193117WWII
Shanghai Dollar (CNDA)1914193117WWII
Shantung Dollar (CNDS)1914193117WWII
Szechwan Dollar (CNDZ)1914193117WWII
Kiau Chau Dollar (KCHD)1897191417WWI
Puerto Rican Peso (PRS)1881189817Switched to USD
Spanish Real/Peso Duro (ESR)1847186417Replaced with ESE at par
US Continental Dollar (USC)1775179217Creation of the USD
Uruguay Peso Nuevo (UYP/UYN)1975199318Hyperinflation
Angolan Escudo (AOS)1958197618Hyperinflation
Djibouti Franc (DJA )1949196718Act of Independence
Chinese Custom Gold Units (CNU)1930194818Chinese Civil War
Italian Lira (XITL)1925194318WWII
Latvia Lat (LVA)1922194018WWII
Lithuanian Lita (LTB)1922194018WWII
Riksdaler Riksmynt (SEM)1855187318Scandinavian Monetary Union
Chinese US Dollar Foreign Exchange Certificates (CNX)1979199819Exchange Certificate
Congo CFA Franc (COF)1973199219Act of Independence
Gabon CFA Franc (GAF)1973199219Act of Independence
Brazil Cruzeiro Novo (BRB)1967198619Hyperinflation
North Viet Nam New Dong (VDN/VNC)1959197819Union of Vietnam
Albanian Lek (ALK)1946196519Replaced 10:1 ALL
Colombia Paper Peso (COB)1886190519Hyperinflation
North German Thaler (XDET)1838185719Austro-Hungarian Monetary Union
South German Gulden (XDEG)1838185719Austro-Hungarian Monetary Union
Paper French Livre Tournois (FRT)1701172019Hyperinflation
Guinea-Bissau Peso (GWP)1976199620West African Monetary Union
Luxembourg Convertible Franc (LUC)1970199020EURO
Bulgarian Lev Foreign Exchange Certificates (BGX)1966198620Exchange Certificate
Cambodia Old Riel (KHO)1955197520Discontinued
South Viet Nam Republic Dong (VNR)1955197520Hyperinflation
Libyan Pound (LYP)1951197120Act of Independence
Belgian Belga (BEB)1925194520WWII
Madagascar Franc (MGG)1925194520WWII
Czechoslovak Pre-War Koruna (CSO)1919193920WWII
Luxembourg Financial Franc (LUL)1970199121EURO
Uganda Shilling (UGS/UGW)1966198721Hyperinflation
Ghana Pound (GHP)1958197921Act of Independence
Laos Old Kip (LAO)1955197621Replaced 20:1 LAL
Albania Franga (ALF)1925194621Monetary Union with Yugoslavia
Hungarian Pengoe (HUP)1925194621Hyperinflation
Russian Gold Ruble (RUER)1897191821Russian Civil War
Nicaragua Silver Peso (NIP)1881191221Replaced 12.5:1 NIG
Connecticut Colonial Shilling (CCTC)1755177621US War of Independence
New Hampshire Shilling New Tenor (CNHN)1742176321Act of Independence
Zairean Zaire (ZRZ)1971199322Hyperinflation
Mali Franc (MLF/MAF)1962198422Act of Independence
Bolivian Peso (BOP)1963198623Hyperinflation
Palestine Pound (PSP)1927195023Act of Independence
Soviet Gold Ruble (SUG)1924194723Replaced 10:1 SUN
Tanu Tuva Aksha (TVAA)1921194423WWII
Mozambique Libra Esterlina (MZL)1919194223WWII
Yugoslav Serbian Dinar (YUS)1918194123WWII
Luxembourg Thaler (LUT)1848187123Replaced with LUM
Yugoslav Hard Dinar (YUD)1966199024Hyperinflation
German Reichsmark (DER)1924194824WWII
Austria Old Schilling (ATO)1923194724WWII
Sinkiang Tael (CNST)1912193624WWII
Yunnan Yuan (CNYY)1912193624WWII
Brazil Mil Reis (BRM)1822184624Hyperinflation
South Yemeni Dinar (YDD)1965199025Union of Yemen
Malaya Dollar (MYAD)1938196325Act of Independence
Austro-Hungarian Gulden (ATG)1867189225Replaced 1:2 ATK
Paper Riksdaler Banco (SEO)1830185525Replaced with SEM
Austro-Hungarian Kronen (ATK)1892191826WWI
German East African Rupie (DOAR)1890191727WWI
Massachusetts Colonial Shilling (CMAC)1749177627US War of Independence
Ghana New Cedi (GHC)1979200728Hyperinflation
Lebanon-Syria Pound (XLSP)1920194828WWII
Zanzibar Rupee (ZZR)1908193628Replaced 1:1.5 XEAS
Maryland Colonial New Shilling (CMDN)1748177628US War of Independence
North Carolina Shilling New Tenor (CNCN)1748177628US War of Independence
South Carolina Colonial Shilling (CSCC)1748177628US War of Independence
Kuan-Tze (Frontier Bills of S'ung)1131115928Hyperinflation
Tibet Tangka (TBT)1912194129Replaced with TBR
Soviet Hard Ruble (SUR)1961199130Breakup of USSR
Polish US Dollar Foreign Exchange Certificates (PLX)1960199030Exchange Certificate
Madagascar and Comores CFA Franc (XMCF)1945197530Act of Independence
British West Indies Dollar (XBWD)1935196530Act of Independence
Haiti Silver Gourde (HTS)1814184430Hyperinflation (Indirect)
New Jersey Colonial Shilling (CNJC)1746177630US War of Independence
Ethiopian Dollar (ETD)1945197631Act of Independence
Guyana British West Indies Dollar (XBWD)1935196631Act of Independence
Rhode Island Shilling New Tenor (CRHN)1740177131Act of Independence
Rhode Island Proclamation Shilling (CRHP)1709174031Act of Independence
COMECON Transferable Ruble (XTR)1960199232Breakup of USSR
Israel Pound (ILP)1948198032Act of Independence
Angola Angolar (AOA)1926195832Monetary Union with Portugese Colonies
Cameroon Mark (CMDM)1884191632WWI
French Indochina Piastre of Commerce (ICFC)1863189532Discontinued
Tunisian Franc (TNF)1858189133Hyperinflation
Somalia Shilling (SOS)1960199434Hyperinflation
Maldive Islands Rupee (MVP/MVQ)1947198134Act of Independence
Mozambique Mil Reis (MZR)1877191134Hyperinflation
Colombia Peso Oro (COE)1837187134Discontinued
Korea Yen (KROY)1910194535WWII
New Hebrides CFP Franc (NHF)1945198136Act of Independence
First Mongol Issue (Pao-Ch'ao of Kublai Khan)1236127236Hyperinflation
Bulgarian Heavy Lev (BGL/BGK)1962199937Hyperinflation
Burmese Kyat (BUK)1952198937Act of Independence
Ottoman Empire Piastre (XOTP)1844188137Replaced with XOTL
Brazilian Dutch Gulden (BRG)1624166137Conquered by Portugal
Second Mongol Issue (Pao-Ch'ao of Chih Yuan)1272130937Hyperinflation
Djibouti Franc Germinal (DJG)1907194538WWII
Netherlands Indies Gumpyo Gulden (NIDJ)1905194338WWII
Ethiopian Silver Talari (ETT)1893193138WWII
Union Latine Franc (XULF)1889192738Latin Monetary Union
Union Latine Lira (XULL)1889192738Latin Monetary Union
Haiti Piastre Gourde (HTT)1776181438Replaced by HTS
Finland New Markka (FIM)1963200239EURO
Tibet Silver Rupee (TBR)1912195139Conquered by China
Rial Hassani (MAH)1881192039Replaced with MARR
North Carolina Proclamation Shilling (CNCP)1709174839Act of Independence
French Franc (FRF)1962200240EURO
Czechoslovak Hard Koruna (CSK)1953199340Renamed CZK
Paraguay Paper Peso (PYP)1903194340WWII
Malagasy Franc (MGF)1963200441Act of Independence
Sudanese Pound (SDP)1957199841Other War
South African Pound (ZAP)1920196141Act of Independence
Ottoman Empire Gold Lira (XOTG)1881192241WWI
Philippine Peso Fuerte (PHF)1857189841Act of Independence
Georgia Colonial Shilling (CGAC)1735177641US War of Independence
DDR Ostmark (DDM)1948199042Breakup of USSR
Iranian Toman (IRT)1890193242Replaced with IRR
Peru Peso (PEP)1821186342Replaced with PES at par
Maryland Proclamation Shilling (CMDP)1709175142Act of Independence
Polish Heavy Zloty (PLZ)1950199444Hyperinflation
Tangier Franco (MATF)1912195644Act of Independence
Bulgarian Lev Zlato (BGZ)1880192444Discontinued
Sao Tome and Principe Mil Reis (STM)1869191344Replaced by STE at par
Paper French Colonial Livre (XFCL)1776182044Replaced with FRG
Brazil Cruzeiro (BRZ)1942198745Hyperinflation
Tonga Pound Sterling (TOS)1921196645Act of Independence
Finland Markka (FIN)1917196245Hyperinflation
Serbian Dinar (SRBD)1873191845WWI
Cape Verde Mil Reis (CVM)1869191445Hyperinflation
Massachusetts Old Tenor Proclamation Shilling (CMAP)1704174945Act of Independence
South Carolina Proclamation Shilling (CSCP)1703174845Act of Independence
East Africa Shilling (XEAS)1921196746Act of Independence
Timor Pataca (TPP)1912195846Replaced with TPE at par
French West African Franc (XAOF)1895194146WWII
Afghanistan Kabuli Rupee (AFR)1881192746Replaced 1.1:1 AFA
Hawaii Dollar (HWD)1847189346Replaced with USD
Argentina National Peso (XARP)1816186246Hyperinflation
Connecticut Shilling Old Tenor (CCTO)1709175546Act of Independence
New Caledonia CFP Franc (NCF)1945199247Act of Independence
Luxembourg Mark (LUM)1871191847WWI
Haiti Paper Gourde (HTP)1826187347Hyperinflation (Indirect)
Greek Drachma (GRD)1954200248EURO
South Korean Old Won (KRO)1905195348Hyperinflation
Costa Rican Peso (CRP)1848189648Renamed CRC
Yugoslav Federation Dinar (YUF)1945199550Hyperinflation
North German Vereinsthaler (XDNT)1857190750Discontinued
Brazil Reis (BRD)~1771182251Hyperinflation
Fiji Pound (FJP)1917196952Act of Independence
Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTO)1899195152Act of Independence
Scandinavian Monetary Union Krona (XSMK)1872192452Scandinavian Monetary Union
Paraguay Peso Fuerte (PYF)1871192352Discontinued
Western Samoa Pound (WSP)1914196753Act of Independence
British West Africa Pound1913196653Act of Independence
German Mark (DEP)1871192453Hyperinflation
Italian States Lira Austriaca (XITA)1813186653Latin Monetary Union
Delaware Colonial Shilling (CDEC)1723177653US War of Independence
German Deutsche Mark (DEM)1948200254EURO
Maltese Pound (MTP)1914196854Act of Independence
Taiwan Yen (TWY)1895194954Chinese Civil War
Argentina Gold Peso (ARG)1875192954Replaced 1:0.44 ARM
Paper Riksdaler (SER)1776183054Replaced with SEO
New Hampshire Old Tenor Proclamation Shilling (CNHP)1709176354Act of Independence
Flying 'Cash' (Tang Dynasty)~806~860~54Suppressed by Government
Austria (New) Schilling (ATS)1947200255EURO
Bermuda Pound (BMP)1914197056Act of Independence
British North Borneo Dollar (BNBD)1885194156WWII
Australian Pound (AUP)1909196657Act of Independence
French Oceania (Tahiti) Franc (PFG)1888194557WWII
East India Rix Dollar (XEIR)1808186557Discontinued
Third Mongol Issue (Pao-Ch'ao of Chih-Ta)1310136757Hyperinflation
Mozambique Escudo (MZE)1922198058Act of Independence
Chinese Dollar/Yuan (Chungking/Shanghai Yuan) (CND)1890194858Chinese Civil War
Montenegro Krone (MEK)1852191058Replaced with MEP at par
Union Latine Drachma (XULD)1868192759Latin Monetary Union
Union Latine Peseta (XULP)1868192759Latin Monetary Union
New Zealand Pound (NZP)1907196760Act of Independence
Danish Rigsbankdaler (DKR)1813187360Scandinavian Monetary Union
Greenland Riksbankdaler (GLR)1813187360Scandinavian Monetary Union
Dominican Republic Silver Peso (DOS)1844190561Switched to USD (5:1 exchange)
French Franc Germinal/Franc Poincare (FRG)1803186461Latin Monetary Union
Iceland Old Krone (ISJ)1918198062Hyperinflation
Portuguese Guinea Escudo (GWE)1914197662Act of Independence
Union Latine Franc (XULF)1865192762Latin Monetary Union
Union Latine Franc (XULF)1865192762Latin Monetary Union
Union Latine Franc (XULF)1865192762Latin Monetary Union
Union Latine Lira (XULL)1865192762Latin Monetary Union
Massachusetts Bay Shilling (CMAB)1642170462Act of Independence
Flying 'Cash' (pien-ch'ien of the S'ung Dynasty)~960102363Hyperinflation
Suriname Guilder (SRG)1940200363Hyperinflation
Andorra Pesseta (ADP)1936199963EURO
Sao Tome and Principe Escudo (STE)1914197763Act of Independence
Jamaica Pound (JMP)1905196964Act of Independence
New Jersey Proclamation Shilling (CNJP)1682174664Act of Independence
Danish West Indies Rigsdaler (DWIR)1784184965Replaced with DWIF
Mauritius Dollar (MUD)1810187666Replaced with MUR
New Caledonia Franc Germinal (NCG)1874194167WWII
New York Proclamation Shilling (CNYP)1709177667US War of Independence
Pennsylvania Proclamation Dollar (CPAP)1709177667US War of Independence
Virginia Proclamation Shilling (CVAP)1709177667US War of Independence
Venezuela Bolivar (VEB)1940200868Hyperinflation
Danish West Indies Dalare (DWID)1849191768WWI
Luxembourg Gulden (LUG)1848191870WWI
East India Company Dollar (XEID)1788185870Discontinued
Portuguese Account Conto (PTC)1931200271EURO
Argentina Paper Peso Moneda National (ARM)1899197071Hyperinflation
El Salvador Peso (SVP)1847191972Replaced with SVC at par
Vatican City Lira (VAL)1929200273EURO
Bulgarian Lev (BGO)1879195273Hyperinflation
Afghanistan Afghani (AFA)1927200275Hyperinflation
Belgian Congo Franc (CBEF)1885196075Act of Independence
Russian Paper Ruble (RUEP)1843191875Russian Civil War
Russian Assignatzia (RUEA)1768184375Replaced 3.5:1 RUES
Nicaragua Gold Cordoba (NIG)1912198876Hyperinflation
Portuguese Mil Reis (PTM)1835191176Hyperinflation
Madeira Islands Milreis (IPM)1834191076Replaced with PTE
Thailand Silver Tical (THT)1851192877Replaced with THB
Moroccan Franc (MAF)1881195978Hyperinflation
Portuguese India Rupia (INPR)1881195978Conquered by India
Guatemala Peso (GTP)1847192578Replaced with GTQ
Honduras Peso (HNP)1847192679Replaced with HNL
Irish Pound (IEP)1922200280EURO
British Honduras Dollar (BZH)1894197480Act of Independence
Romania Silver Leu (ROS)1867194780Hyperinflation
Netherlands Rijksdaalder (NLX)1690177080Replaced with XEIR
Colonial Shilling (XCCS)1694177682US War of Independence
Great Ming Precious Notes13681450< 82Hyperinflation (at least six different issues)
Turkish Lira (TRL)1922200583Hyperinflation
French India Roupie (INFR)1871195483Ceded to India
Sarawak Dollar (SWKD)1863194683WWII
German States Convention Thaler (XDCT)1753183885Convention of Dresden
Newfoundland Dollar (NFLD)1865195287Joined Canada
Paper Luxembourgian Franc (LUF)1914200288EURO
Straits Settlements Dollar (STSD)1857194689WWII
Szechaun Paper (Sixteen Issuing Houses)1024111490Hyperinflation
Portuguese Escudo (PTE)1911200291Hyperinflation
Pound Sterling (CAP )1766185892Act of Independence
French Indochina Piastre (ICFP)1862195593Act of Independence
Hyderabad Sicca Rupee (INRH)1858195193Replaced with INR
Reunion Franc Germinal (REG)1851194493WWII
Greenland Krone (GLK)1873196794Discontinued
Portuguese Guinea Mil Reis (GWM)1879197495Act of Independence
Taiwan Tael/Dollar (TWT)1800189595Conquered by Japan
Bahamas Pound (BSP)1869196697Act of Independence
Austro-Hungarian Convention Gulden (XATC)1759185798Austro-Hungarian Monetary Union
Bolivia Boliviano (BOL)1863196299Hyperinflation
Russian Empire Paper Ruble (RUEP)1818191799Russian Civil War
Danish Rigsdaler Courant (DKC)17131813100Replaced 5:1 DKR
Hui-Tze (S'ung Dynasty)11591263104Hyperinflation
Ceylon Rupee (LNR)18721978106Act of Independence
Algerian Franc Germinal (DZG)18511959108Hyperinflation
Chilean Peso/Condor (CLC)18511959108Hyperinflation
Franc Guiana (GUF)18511959108Act of Independence
Guadeloupe Franc (GPF)18511959108Act of Independence
Martinique Franc (MQF)18511959108Act of Independence
Mongol First Issue12601368108Hyperinflation
Greek Silver Drachma (GRS)18331944111WWII
Paper Daler (SEP)16651776111Replaced with SER
Uruguay Peso Fuerte (UYF)18621975113Hyperinflation
Portuguese Reis (PTR)17971911114Hyperinflation
Ecuador Sucre (ECS)18842000116Switched to USD
Netherlands East Indies Guilder (IDDG)18281945117WWII
Italian Lira (ITL)18822002120EURO
Peru Sol (PEH)18641985121Hyperinflation
Spanish Peseta (ESP)18742002128EURO
Austrian Paper Gulden (ATP)17531892139Replaced 1:2 ATK
Belgian Franc (BEF)18352002167EURO
Mexico Silver Peso (MXP)18221992170Hyperinflation
Netherlands Guilder (NLG)18142002188EURO

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