Though Germany’s hyperinflation during the 1920s was legendary, the most severe period of inflation in history occurred in Hungary at the end of World War II. The highest denomination Hungarian note went from 1,000 Pengo in 1944 – to 10 million Pengo at the close of 1945 – to 100 quintillion Pengo in mid-1946! Finally, on August 18, 1946, a new currency called the Forint was established at the rate of 400 octillion Pengo to one!
Now, for less than $30.00, you can own a fascinating currency set recalling that world-record case of inflation. You’ll receive 6 genuine 1945-1946 Hungarian notes, ranging in value from 100 Pengo to One Hundred Trillion Pengo! Featuring colorful images and impressive typography, the 6 different Circulated notes will add numismatic interest, historical significance and world intrigue to your collection!
- Material: Paper
- Product Type: Sets
- Countries: Hungary
- Year: Mixed Years