The Iraqi Dinar was preceded by the Swiss dinar. There was nothing Swiss about the currency, but it received the name based on the Swiss printing technology in use. This once novel currency has seen renewed interest as the Iraqi dinar is now bought by collectors.
Prior to the Iraqi dinar, the Indian rupee was the official currency in use for the country of Iraq. They had adopted the rupee after being occupied by the British as a result of the first World War. These days the Iraqi dinar is available in six denominations, 50, 250, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 25,000 dinars. There are also coins available for the Iraqi dinar in 25, 50 and 100 dinars. Although they are practically obsolete due to inflation, the Iraqi d Read More