The Rhodesian dollar was introduced on February 17, 1970, less than a month before the declaration of the Republic of Rhodesia. On March 2, 1970. It replaced the Rhodesian pound at a rate of 2 dollars to 1 pound. The Rhodesian Dollar was used up to the very end of Rhodesia in 1980, when it was replaced by the Zimbabwean dollar at par.
Among other curiosities and delights in "Catch and Release IV" - the fourth annual show and sale of pieces from curator Robert Johnson's far-ranging personal collection - is a Zimbabwean banknote for $100 trillion. A handsome bill with the three Chiremba Balancing Rocks on one side and a water buffalo on the other, the note was worth about $300 U.S. dollars when it was issued in 2008. By 2015, several years after the hyperinflation-battered Zimbabwean dollar was...
Zimbabwe currency bows out at 35 quadzillion to the dollar
For many observers, the Zimbabwean dollar has staggered from disaster to disaster, with millions of dollars required for even the smallest of transactions and hyper-inflation reaching 500 billion % in 2008. At the height of Zimbabwe’s economic crisis, residents had to carry plastic bags bulging with bank notes to buy basic goods, with prices rising at least twice a day.The highest and last bank note to be printed by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in 2008 was 100 trillion Zimbabwean dollars.
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.
Zapiro: The Zanufication of the rand - Mail & Guardian
MINNEAPOLIS /March 02, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A long-awaited recording of jazz compositions written by Prince’s father is now available. John L. Nelson’s album “Don’t Play with Love — The John L. Nelson Project” was released Friday online and in record stores. The alb... Read More Details: https://www.stl.news/recording-of-jazz-compositions-by-princes-father-released/93572/