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In the early 2000's Zimbabwe had a large inflation so large that is was the second largest inflation ever it was so bad that the currency had to change to the american dollar

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Using U.S. Dollars, Zimbabwe Finds a Problem: No Change

Faced with high shipping costs, Zimbabwe hardly has any coins, making it a headache for millions of people to try to get every transaction to add up to a whole dollar.

The Rhodesian dollar was introduced on February 17, 1970, less than a month before the declaration of the Republic of Rhodesia. On March 2, 1970. It replaced the Rhodesian pound at a rate of 2 dollars to 1 pound. The Rhodesian Dollar was used up to the very end of Rhodesia in 1980, when it was replaced by the Zimbabwean dollar at par.