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Local money is almost worthless in these countries

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 21: Can you imagine having to carry your cash around in a laundry bag or wheelbarrow, just to have enough money to buy a loaf of bread? Plagued by serious devaluation, this is the reality in some nations as their currencies are not worth the paper they're printed on. From the collapsing Venezuelan bolívar to the ailing Iranian rial, read on as we reveal the world's most worthless money. All conversions are based on Xe currency charts and are accurate as of 17 January 2022.

Currencies that are worth next to nothing

Can you imagine having to carry your cash around in a laundry bag or wheelbarrow, just to have enough money to buy a loaf of bread? Plagued by serious devaluation, this is the reality in some nations as their currencies are not worth the paper they're printed on. From the collapsing Venezuelan bolívar to the ailing Iranian rial, read on as we reveal the world's most worthless money. All conversions are based on Xe currency charts and are accurate as of 17 January 2022.
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