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Rock star money: These bands issued their own banknotes

Rock stars really like money drops. Bands including Muse and Foo Fighters printed their own rock star money Dollar and Euro bills to give away at concerts. Here's a closer look at those awesome rockstar reproduction banknotes...

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Crooked sixpence love tokens

Millennials would have a hard time living in the 19th Century. No 4G coverage, nowhere to charge your phone,... And for Valentines Day one receives... a crooked coin? Introducing sixpence love tokens...

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100,000 Croatian dinara banknote

What is the value of a 100,000 Republika Hrvatska banknote?

What is the value of Hrvatskih Dinara banknotes from Croatia? Is it true that the Republika Hrvatska bills of 50,000 and 100,000 are worth a lot of money?

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One Million Dollar bill – novelty US banknotes

Is there such a thing as a one million dollar US banknote? What is its value: Is it really worth $1 Million dollars? How do you spot if it's real or fake? These are some questions we received at Leftover Currency. Here are the answers ...

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500 fils coin Bahrain

500 Fils coin from Bahrain – discontinued

The 500 fils coin from the state of Bahrain was discontinued in 2011, following the Bahraini uprising. The reason why the 500 fils coin was cancelled had to do with the monument featured on the back side of the bimetallic 500 fils piece: the Pearl Monument...

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Santa Claus dollars bill

Santa Claus dollars

Did you ever see a $1 US dollar bill with the image of a smiling Santa Claus, instead of the usual George Washington portrait? These banknotes are called 'Santa Dollars' or 'Santa Claus Dollars'. They are regular $1 dollar bills on which a seal (or sticker) with Santa's image is attached...

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What is the value of a Bitcoin coin?

The value of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin has increased to almost $20,000 USD for one Bitcoin. But what is the value of a physical Bitcoin coin? Less than $2 USD in fact. Here's why.

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How to spot a fake £2 pound coin?

Would you be able to spot a fake 2 pound coin? Here are some handy tips and tricks to identify whether that £2 coin in your change is genuine or a counterfeit...

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pre-Euro money

Pre-Euro money worth £10 Billion still unclaimed

Check your drawers. Pre-euro money worth a staggering £10 Million pounds is out there somewhere, and can still be redeemed for cash ...

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Old £1 pound coins: Worthless or not?

From 15 October 2017 the old £1 pound coins will no longer be legal tender in the UK. Does this mean that your old £1 coins will be worthless? Or are there still ways to exchange them? You sent us many questions about the old £1 pound coins in your piggy banks. We sent your questions to all UK high street banks, the Post Office, the Royal Mint and the Bank of England. Here are the answers ...

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