Venezuela turns to US-based Crane to produce new currency

According to an article in The Wall Street Journal dated 31 October 2016, “Earlier this month, Venezuela’s central bank awarded Boston-based securities printer Crane Currency the largest part of a contract for new bill denominations needed to keep up with triple-digit inflation, according to people involved in contract negotiations.” Check out the full article for a fascinating quote from a certain “San Francisco-based banknote expert who catalogs world currencies.” Hint, hint.

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