There are ATMs in Antarctica.
Chinese currency was once coins shaped like knives.
There is a self governed island of New Zealand with pokemon on their legal tender coins.
Only 8% of the world’s currency exists as physical cash, the rest is electronic.
A 1 yen coin will float on water
The bridges and gates that are displayed on euro banknotes do not represent real buildings. They are made up so that every country can relate.
The billionaire Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was making so much money, he spent $2,500 a month on rubber bands to bundle up his stacks of cash. He annually wrote off 10% as spoilage due to rats chewing on money stored in warehouses.
In Greece, Italy, Spain and Germany, workers get a Christmas bonus of one month’s salary by law.
The US flew nearly $12bn in shrink-wrapped $100 bills into Iraq, then distributed the cash with no proper control over who was receiving it and how it was being spent.