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Weird and wonderful: Amazing banknotes

These amazing banknotes are weird and wonderful. Out of the thousands of world banknotes and coins we exchange at Leftover Currency, we've made a selection of the most special banknotes, each with their own amazing story.

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Extra currencies added – July 2017

These are the latest currencies added to the Leftover Currency site. Have a look to see if you have any of these foreign banknotes or coins: We convert them to cash in three easy steps and free of charge.

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500 DDR Mark and 200 DDR Mark: East Germany’s mysterious banknotes

During the last years of the Cold War, the East German state bank printed millions of 500 DDR mark and 200 DDR mark banknotes, but they were never put into circulation. What was the reason for this, and how come these banknotes are for sale on sites like Ebay? 

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GDPR: our new Privacy Policy

25 May 2018 saw the start of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, also known as GDPR. We have taken steps to ensure that Leftover Currency is compliant with GDPR. One of the required actions included updating our Privacy Policy.

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Extra currencies added – April 2018

We continuously add extra currencies to the list of banknotes and coins you can convert to cash. Here is the list of currencies we added recently.

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Community currencies: keeping money local

The British towns, cities and districts of Totnes, Lewes, Stroud, Bristol, Worcester, Liverpool, Exeter, Cardiff, Brixton and Kingston all issued their own currencies. Are these local banknotes worth their face value, and what can you do with them?

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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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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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