Thursday, October 30, 2008

Hyperinflation in Pictures: The Monetary Crisis in Zimbabwe

Here are some pictures from a blog called The Fun Stuff (HT Perry).

Zimbabwe's inflation rate has recently hit more than 231 million % per year! This is what a real monetary crisis looks like:

(1) A restaurant check of more than 1 billion dollars!

(2) Here's how restaurant checks are settled:

(3) Only a few months later, three eggs cost 100 billion dollars...

Other pictures are available here.

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