World Banknote Collection Romania Hyperinflation Banknotes 1,000,000 Lei, 1947

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The note is the highest denomination ever issued by Romania.
Front: Women and children at left and right. Wolf nursing Romulus and Remus at center.
Back: Farm wives 1,000,000 Lei 2003 Polymer
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This note is the world’s highest denomination polymer plastic banknote.
Front: Ion Luca Caragiale (1852 to 1912), noted author, playwright and
short story writer
Back: statue of Caragiale and now demolished national theatre formerly in
Bucharest
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As with many other countries in Europe, Romania faced post WWII hyperinflation. The highest denomination before the war was 5,000 Lei.
By 1947, it was 5,000,000 Lei.
Romania suffered a second period of hyperinflation from 1990-2005. The highest denomination between 1966 and 1989 was 100 Lei. By 2003 it was 1,000,000 Lei.
In the 2005 currency reform, 1 new Leu was exchanged for 10,000 old Lei. Top of Page This site best viewed at display resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
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             Romania Hyperinflation Banknotes 1,000,000 Lei, 1947
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 & Back  5,000,000 Lei, 1947
Enlarge: Front
 & Back
The note is the highest denomination ever issued by Romania.
Front: Women and children at left and right. Wolf nursing Romulus and Remus at center.
Back: Farm wives
The note is the highest denomination ever issued by Romania.Front: Women and children at left and right. Wolf nursing Romulus and Remus at center.Back: Farm wives 1,000,000 Lei 2003 Polymer
Enlarge: Front
 & Back
This note is the world’s highest denomination polymer plastic banknote.
Front: Ion Luca Caragiale (1852 to 1912), noted author, playwright and
short story writer
Back: statue of Caragiale and now demolished national theatre formerly in
Bucharest
This note is the world’s highest denomination polymer plastic banknote.Front: Ion Luca Caragiale (1852 to 1912), noted author, playwright and
short story writerBack: statue of Caragiale and now demolished national theatre formerly in
BucharestBack to Hyperinflation Banknotes
As with many other countries in Europe, Romania faced post WWII hyperinflation. The highest denomination before the war was 5,000 Lei.
By 1947, it was 5,000,000 Lei.
Romania suffered a second period of hyperinflation from 1990-2005. The highest denomination between 1966 and 1989 was 100 Lei. By 2003 it was 1,000,000 Lei.
In the 2005 currency reform, 1 new Leu was exchanged for 10,000 old Lei.
As with many other countries in Europe, Romania faced post WWII hyperinflation. The highest denomination before the war was 5,000 Lei.
By 1947, it was 5,000,000 Lei.Romania suffered a second period of hyperinflation from 1990-2005. The highest denomination between 1966 and 1989 was 100 Lei. By 2003 it was 1,000,000 Lei.
In the 2005 currency reform, 1 new Leu was exchanged for 10,000 old Lei.     This site best viewed at display resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
Copyright � 2015 Tom Chao ~ All Rights Reserved