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Why Did Zimbabwe Make a 100 Trillion Dollar Note?!

In 2009, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe issued a 100 trillion dollar note, which was the highest denomination ever issued by any central bank. At the time, the note was worth approximately US$30, but due to the hyperinflation that plagued Zimbabwe, it quickly became virtually worthless.

Zimbabwe's economic crisis began in the late 1990s, when President Robert Mugabe's government embarked on a program of land redistribution th