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After running out of US dollar reserves, some Zimbabwean banks have limited cash withdrawals to $50 a day.

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Image copyright Reuters Zimbabwe has launched its own money for the first time since the country's dollar was abandoned seven years ago amid rampant inflation. The bond note, which is worth one US dollar – the country's main currency since 2009 – is raising fears of a retu

In the early 2000's Zimbabwe had a large inflation so large that is was the second largest inflation ever it was so bad that the currency had to change to the american dollar

A 1 Billion Dollar Zimbabwe Bill. This Zimbabwe Hyperinflated Currency was the result of an economic collapse that was due to many things going wrong which influenced the lack of confidence in the currency. The government was printing money to support their own goals. The use of the Zimbabwean dollar as an official currency was effectively abandoned on 12 April 2009, but it makes for a great collectible.