Rhodesian Dollar


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Rhodesian Dollar

The currency of Rhodesia. It was issued in 1970, soon after Rhodesia became a republic. It was a strong currency throughout its history, being roughly equal in value to the British pound. There were limits on its convertibility. It was replaced by the Zimbabwean dollar.
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As well, the new republic adopted new national symbols and the currency was decimalised and renamed the Rhodesian dollar.
The monthly rate offered to them was 130 Rhodesian dollars a month, less than pounds 125, and because of government restrictions they would be allowed to send only a small fraction of their money out of the country.

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