James Lileks hosts some beuatiful images scanned from financial documents around the world.
His Curious Lucre section contains “money of many nations”, including currency from: Argentina, Austria, Biafra, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Egypt, and the U.S. Army. (The latter is not really a country.) From that sequence, it seems clear that currency from other countries F-Z will probably be forthcoming.
I like this banknote from Cambodia:
Lileks’ Bureau of Corporate Allegory features images from old stock certificates. This section doesn’t have a central index as the currency does; one must take a linear “slide show”. But it’s worth it.
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