Zimbabwe Datapoint of the Day, Banknote Edition

How does one pay for a $340 million beer? With a half-a-billion-dollar banknote, of course.

This is the fourth set of high denomination notes to be issued this year, the first being in January when a 10 million dollar note was put into circulation. The next was on April 2 when a 50 million dollar note came into being before the 100 and 250 million dollar notes were introduced on May 2.

That $10 million note introduced in January is now worth slightly less than a nickel.

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