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Post by jugoslavija_post »

I really did not know how to word this one. You can add pictures if you want.

In the USA, we use the:

-1 cent (penny)
-5 cent (nickel)
-10 cent (dime)
-25 cent (quarter)
-50 cent (half-dollar)
-$1 coin

-$1 bill (single, buck)
-$2 bill
-$5 bill
-$10 bill
-$20 bill
-$50 bill
-$100 bill
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In Australia...

5 cents - dont even look at (shrapnel)
10c - hardly worth bending over
20c - probably pick up - pokey money! (also 2 bob)
50c - hate them (pocket cutters)
$1 Dollar - bigger than the $2! ( a goldy)
$2 - smaller then the $1 and get lost all the time

$5 - Purple Plastic Fantastic ( a fiver)
$10 - Blue Plastic (a tenner)
$20 - Orange Plastic (food!)
$50 - Yellow Plastic (petrol!)
$100 - Green Plastic (rent!)

There are more but not in general circulation although valid. Such as a $5 coin and a $200 gold coin.
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While not printed for quite a while and nearly all have been pulled from circulation, the occasional $500 & $1000 notes still show up. About four years ago I was offered a $500 note from a bank teller who saves the odd things that come her way. It was nearly crisp, but I did not have $500 to exchange for it at the time. The teller has also said that a few $1,000 notes have come her way.

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In Norway we use:

50 øre
1 krone
5 kroner
10 kroner
20 kroner

50 kroner
100 kroner
200 kroner
500 kroner
1000 kroner
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The coins need to be listed in the first column and the bills in the second. I think all of us have done that, just to make sure.
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UK: (p = penny or pence, £ = Pound)

Coins:
1p
2p
5p
10p
20p
50p
£1
£2

Notes (= "Bills"):
£5
£10
£20
£50
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An interesting thread Erik. :wink:
if nothing else it shows how we all carry the cash about in our pockets or purse,
so far it looks like the Poor old inhabitants of UK.have the worst system and will wear their pockets out quicker than anyone else, 8 Different coins yet only 4 Notes,:lol: :lol: :lol:
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and in CANADA
we can't decide what to do with our penny, ahem 1¢ coin

1¢ (penny)
5¢ (nickle)
10¢ (dime)
25¢ (quarter or two bits)
50¢
$1 (Looney)
$2 (Tooney)

$5
$10
$20
$50
$100
$500 (very seldom in circulation)
and $1000 (not really a circulating bill)
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Also, can I please say just to put down current circulating currency, not $10,000 bills, etc. :roll:
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In Malaysia:

1 sen
5 sen
10 sen
20 sen
50 sen

1 Ringgit
2 Ringgit (most seem to have been out of circulation though you get the occasional note coming your way)
5 Ringgit (printed in Australia and has the see-through window feature)
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Ireland (i.e EURO)

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€100, €200 and €500 are very rarely seen.
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Marcel wrote:Ireland (i.e EURO)

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€100, €200 and €500 are very rarely seen.

Germany: The same :D

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Here are some of the USA coins:

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....and the seldom seen "Ike"
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In Denmark we use:

50 øre
1 krone
2 Kroner
5 kroner
10 kroner
20 kroner

50 kroner
100 kroner
200 kroner
500 kroner
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Hi
In Argentina we got pesos ($).

Coins:
1c (not used really)
5c
10c
25c
50c
$1

Bills:
$2
$5
$10
$20
$50
$100

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Nice banknotes, Ernesto :!:
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In Egypt

Egyptian Pound ( L.E. ) = 100 Piasters
1 piaster = 10 milliems

Milliems are not used or issued anymore ... yet they are still there as an accounting currency and for many stamps you still find them denominated in milliems .


Coins
1 milliem ( historical - stopped in the 70's )
5 milliems ( historical - usage stopped in the 90's )
10 milliems or 1 piaster ( still there but hard to find ... yet no one uses it ... too small to buy anything )
5 piasters ( current - has a nick name of "Shillin" ( the Arabic pronunciation of Shilling )
10 piasters
20 piasters // not issued anymore ... but still in circulation //, has the nick name of "Riyal"
25 piasters
50 piasters
1 pound coins = 100 piasters
5 pound coin ( basically used as an un circulated commemorative )

Bills

5 piasters ( historical not used any more )
10 piasters ( still used on a very very small scale )
25 piasters
50 piasters
1 pound
5 pounds
10 pounds
20 pounds
50 pounds
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200 pound


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gavin-h wrote:UK: (p = penny or pence, £ = Pound)

Coins:
1p
2p
5p
10p
20p
50p
£1
£2

Notes (= "Bills"):
£5
£10
£20
£50
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You can add the £1 note issued that by the Royal Bank of Scotland and the £100 notes issued by the Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland and Clydesdale Bank that all circulate in Scotland and are accepted by banks in the rest of the UK.

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In Australia we did away with 1c and 2c coins in the 1980s, cost much more to produce and handle than the value given.

Also, unlike the USA, we simply did away with $1 notes (1984) and $2 (1988) when the equivalent coins were produced. None of this nonsense of producing millions upon millions of coins that nobody will use! Take away their paper (still used paper for notes that time, all polymer now) and people don't have a choice but to use the coins.

Saved the taxpayer a mint (excuse the pun). Coins circulate for decades, $1 and $2 notes survived a year if they were lucky.
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The other nice thing about Australian banknotes now is that they are fully recyclable. When a note is withdrawn due to damage etc it is saved and then a pile are melted down (being polymer) and turned into things like public seating. No more burning the withdrawn paper.
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PeterS wrote:then a pile are melted down (being polymer) and turned into things like public seating. No more burning the withdrawn paper.

That is REALLY Green! I never guessed that! :D
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PeterS wrote:In Australia we did away with 1c and 2c coins in the 1980s, cost much more to produce and handle than the value given.
Has it been that long since they stopped producing 1c&2c coins? Then when are we going to round up or down to the nearest 5c, for goodness sake :evil: I love it when the price is say $2.99, I ask for the 1c change but I never get it :?
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In Hong Kong we have:

coins:
10 cent
20 cent
50 cent
$1
$2
$5
$10

notes:
$10
$20
$50
$100
$500
$1000

Hong Kong's money system is a mess. :P

The government issues all the coins, as well as a $10 note. The coins are each in a different shape or thickness, to aid the seeing-impaired.

Three different banks issue the banknotes. (HSBC, Bank of China, Standard Chartered). Similar situation prevails in Macau (where its Bank of China [Banco da Cina] and National Overseas Bank [Banco Nacional Ultramarino], and I guess HSBC, I'm sure there's a 3rd, but given that everyone in Macau accepts HKD, I don't see Macanese Patacas much).

Each of the three banks has totally different designs. The only standardization is they share the same colours for the same denominations. Bank of China does some nice work, showing varoius places around town on the reverse. I like HSBC best for their classical design.

There's also been design changes over the last few years, so there's past and current versions floating around. Furthermore, the previous government $10 note was in green, and thats seen a lot. The current purple one was switched last year from paper to polymer, so there's 2 varieties of that also.

A survey done last year found that altogether there's something like 30 different face-different notes in everyday use here, and 18% of respondents complained they get confused with what's-what.

But at least our money isn't all the same colour like the Yanks. :lol:

I couldn't find pictures online of all the banknotes, so the images here are just representative samples:

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Brummie wrote:
PeterS wrote:In Australia we did away with 1c and 2c coins in the 1980s, cost much more to produce and handle than the value given.
Has it been that long since they stopped producing 1c&2c coins? Then when are we going to round up or down to the nearest 5c, for goodness sake :evil: I love it when the price is say $2.99, I ask for the 1c change but I never get it :?
Pay by card and you pay the $2.99. :)
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jugoslavija_post wrote:
PeterS wrote:then a pile are melted down (being polymer) and turned into things like public seating. No more burning the withdrawn paper.

That is REALLY Green! I never guessed that! :D
It is just plastic, Erik. :D
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If any non-Australians are interested in seeing the currency notes currently in circulation, together with details about them, click here;

http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/types/index.html

There is also more detailed information that can be found from this link;

http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/index.html
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Thailand (another country to which I have a connection)

1 baht = 100 satang
(simplified from the old system of solot, att, sio, sik, fuang, salung, baht, tical that is seen in the early issues of Siam)

coins:
25 satang
50
1 baht
2
5
10

notes:
10 baht
20
50 (Thailand's only polymer note)
100
500
1000

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Portugal

Coins
0,01 cents
0,05 cents
0,10 cents
0,20 cents
0,50 cents
1 euro
2 euro

Notes

5 euros
10 euros
20 euros
50 euros
100 euros
200 euros
500 euros
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Angola

Only Notes

5 kwanzas
10 kwanzas
50 kwanzas
100 kuanzas
200 kuanzas
500 kwanzas
1000 kuamzas
2000 kwanzas
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India
Coins
1 paisa valid but Not in Circulation now because of very low amount
2 paisa valid but Not in Circulation now because of very low amount
5 paisa valid but Not in Circulation now because of very low amount
10 paisa
20 paisa Not in Circulation now
25 paisa
50 piasa
1 rupee
2 Rupee
5 Rupee
10 Rupee

Paper Currency

1 rupee
2 rupees
5 rupees
10 rupees
20 rupees
50 rupees
100 rupees
500 rupees
1000 rupees
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Could everyone please add photos from now on? Thanks - Management
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What, nobody going to take a stab at showing Zimbabwe's circulating currency? :lol:

The amount of time spent on SB would double, managing the listing always updating the higher denominations :P . (Yes I know, they completely gave up having their own money and use greenbacks now).

edit: Since you asked Erik :o

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jugoslavija_post wrote:Could everyone please add photos from now on? Thanks - Management
That is nice idea. If we can share the approx. value of their currency in comparison of US$ or Euro or any other common international currency to know something additional about them.

I was surprised to see the values of Zimbabwe's bank notes.

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Ajay Kr. Mittal wrote:
jugoslavija_post wrote:Could everyone please add photos from now on? Thanks - Management
That is nice idea. If we can share the approx. value of their currency in comparison of US$ or Euro or any other common international currency to know something additional about them.

I was surprised to see the values of Zimbabwe's bank notes.

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Thanks Peter

It is just for the approximation. Rates changes minute to minute for every currency.

Like India today it is approx 45.08 Rupees = 1 US$
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The universal currency

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aethelwulf wrote:The universal currency

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What is this universal currency? :o :o
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Ajay Kr. Mittal wrote:
aethelwulf wrote:The universal currency

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What is this universal currency? :o :o
Monopoly money! :)
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Ajay Kr. Mittal wrote:
I was surprised to see the values of Zimbabwe's bank notes.

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The ones above are babies .. several of us here have these real notes for sale at a few bucks apiece -
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I'm surprised we haven't heard from a Kiwi yet and I'll leave that to one of their members.

In comparison to Australia at least the New Zealand coinage has the $1.00 coin smaller than the $2.00 coin! Much smarter than the dill(s) in Australia who agreed to having the $2.00 coin smaller than the $1.00 one!!!!! Not really bright.

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Kev wrote:I'm surprised we haven't heard from a Kiwi yet and I'll leave that to one of their members.

In comparison to Australia at least the New Zealand coinage has the $1.00 coin smaller than the $2.00 coin! Much smarter than the dill(s) in Australia who agreed to having the $2.00 coin smaller than the $1.00 one!!!!! Not really bright.


Same thing for HK, if you check my posts above of the coinage here...the $10 (bi-colour) comes in smaller in diameter than the $1, 2,and 5. Furthermore, the fiver is a thick coin, a few of those in a sock would be good in a streetfight (only speaking hypothetically here, not from experience :lol:). Each coin was deliberately made a different size/shape for the blind to distinguish them.
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Kev wrote:I'm surprised we haven't heard from a Kiwi yet and I'll leave that to one of their members.

In comparison to Australia at least the New Zealand coinage has the $1.00 coin smaller than the $2.00 coin! Much smarter than the dill(s) in Australia who agreed to having the $2.00 coin smaller than the $1.00 one!!!!! Not really bright.

Kev.
Kev, not much room between the $1, 20c and 50c (in order os size) coins for a $2. Unless you are suggesting a coin larger than the 50c??
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G'day Peter,

The 3 NZ coins increase in size up to 50¢.

The $1.00, although smaller than the 50¢, is a bronze type and is smaller than the $2.00 and both of these have an edge.

If you are talking of Australian coins I certainly would not go bigger than our 50¢ for any other coin.

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Kev wrote:G'day Peter,

The 3 NZ coins increase in size up to 50¢.

The $1.00, although smaller than the 50¢, is a bronze type and is smaller than the $2.00 and both of these have an edge.

If you are talking of Australian coins I certainly would not go bigger than our 50¢ for any other coin.

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So Kev, in keeping with the need to make all coins easily differentiated by the blind, I see no alternative to the decision taken to make the $2 the size it was, especially since it was introduced 4 years later than the $1.

The other alternative would be to redesign the coinage completely, a very expensive exercise both to the treasury and to the economy as a whole (think of all the coin acceptors that would need to change!).
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Errrr, but they manage to put out all sorts of variations for collectors!

I guess you're right though Peter - there are far more serious things that need attention.

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Kev wrote:Errrr, but they manage to put out all sorts of variations for collectors!

I guess you're right though Peter - there are far more serious things that need attention.

Cheers,

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The variations for collectors, when they come from the Royal Australian Mint, conform to the prescribed dimensions and are circulating coinage. Perth Mint issues the precious metal coinage and the collector stuff, which is legal tender (has a face value that must be honoured, if you really want to use it to buy something) but not circulating coinage.
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Who Manage Currency in Your Country?

In India all coinage and One Rupee Note are Government of India.
All notes 2 ruppes and above value are Promissory Notes by Reserve Bank of india
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Ajay Kr. Mittal wrote:Who Manage Currency in Your Country?

In India all coinage and One Rupee Note are Government of India.
All notes 2 ruppes and above value are Promissory Notes by Reserve Bank of india
All circulating currency is managed exclusively by the Reserve Bank of Australia. Currency notes are printed by a subsidiary company of the Reserve Bank and coins are minted at the Royal Australian Mint (a Government owned enterprise).
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In Laos they only use notes:

100 kip
500 kip

Both of these are ineffect obsolete as they can't buy a thing.

1000 kip
2000 kip
5000 kip
10,000 kip
20,000 kip
50,000 kip

The 1000 and 2000 kip notes are practically useless due to price increases over the last decade.

There is a rumour of 100,000 kip note issued last year but none of my family or contacts have ever seen it.

My scanner saved them as a pdf file so can't get it to upload with photobucket. Proving I am a luddite once again!

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