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Vietnam Banknote Papercraft

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New papercraft from currency / banknotes category, this time is Vietnamese Banknotes, 50000 Dong piles of money. Since 2003, Vietnam has replaced its cotton banknotes with plastic polymer banknotes, which it claims will save money. Many newspapers in the country criticized these changes, citing mistakes in printing and alleging that the son of the governor of the State Bank of Vietnam benefited from printing contracts. The government clamped down on these criticisms by banning two newspapers from publishing for a month and considering other sanctions on other newspapers.

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Zimbabwe Fifty Trillion Dollars

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The Zimbabwe Dollar is the currency of Zimbabwe. It is divided into 100 cents. The new currency (ZWD) replaced with the country's independence in 1980, the Rhodesian dollar at a 1:1 ratio. Both currencies were initially more parallel. Only in the course of the year 1981, the Rhodesian dollar was pulled from circulation.

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South African Rand Papercraft

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Another banknotes papercraft, now it's South African 200 Rand. Now I use A4 instead of old letter format. The first series of rand banknotes was introduced in 1961 in denominations of 1, 2, 10 and 20 rand, with similar designs and colours to the preceding pound notes to ease the transition. They bore the image of Jan van Riebeeck, the first V.O.C. administrator of Cape Town. Like the last pound notes, they came in two variants, one with English written first and the other with Afrikaans  written first. This practice was continued in the 1966 series which included the first 5 rand notes but did not include the 20 rand denomination. [Wikipedia]

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Brazilian 100 Real Paper Money

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The modern real was introduced in 1994 as part of the Plano Real, a substantial monetary reform package that aimed to put an end to three decades of rampant inflation. At the time it was meant to have approximately fixed 1:1 exchange rate with the United States dollar. It suffered a sudden devaluation  to a rate of about 2:1 in 1999, reached almost 4:1 in 2002, then partly recovered and has been approximately 2:1 since 2006. The exchange rate as of January 22, 2010 is approximately BRL 1.82 to USD 1.00. [Wikipedia]Brazilian 100 Real Paper Money

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Thailand 1000 Baht Papercraft

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The currency was originally known as the tical; this name was used in the English language text on banknotes until 1925. However, the name baht was established as the Thai name by the 19th century. Both tical and baht were originally units of weight and coins were issued in both silver and gold denominated by their weight in baht and its fractions and multiples.Thailand 1000 Baht  Papercraft

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