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Currency In Mexico,Australia  
User currently offlineVw From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 252 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1112 times:

One of my other hobbies besides airliners is collecting paper currency. Several years ago Australia was the first country to convert to a type of plastic curreny called polymer. New Zealand has also done this. There have been rumors spreading that Mexico will become the third country in the world to do this. Have you heard any thing about it? Also if you have been to Australia or New Zealand and used this "plastic" money please telll me about it. If you liked it or not. Thanks

Tyson

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User currently offlineBA-747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1098 times:

plastic money? all the plastic money i know is switch or visa  Smile

User currently offlineTrvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1092 times:

In fact, over 20 countries have polymer/Tyvek money in circulation. Haiti was the first to issue polymer currency in 1980. If it is that widespread, and for that matter that old, I assume there is probably very little difference sensual difference between regular paper money and polymer; I assume the polymer is more durable.

Aaron G.


User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1090 times:

I was recently in Australia...the bills felt the same except for a clear plastic security thingy embedded into the bill...is this what you mean??

Greg



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User currently offlineAirsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 34
Reply 4, posted (13 years 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1079 times:

By the way, most "paper" notes are not really paper but cotton.

Vw, try filling your Euroland gaps ASAP - you won´t have much time left, as you know. Well, I guess you´ll be able to buy them later as well, but more expensive than now.

Daniel Smile


User currently offlineMx5_boy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1076 times:

Australia's currency is the most difficult to counterfit in the world. We have security keys (the clear see-through panel), multi coloured and multi sized. It's also far more durable and washable.

Oh and it's pretty!

Cheers,

mb


User currently offlineDasa From East Timor, joined Aug 2001, 760 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (13 years 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1071 times:

i like the oz currency, easy to use, durable, and they seem smaller than average notes.

User currently offlineVictor Hotel From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 305 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (13 years 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1068 times:

Its also water proof, so it doesnt matter if it goes through the wash a few times  Smile.
VH


User currently offlineTimdapup22 From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 49 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (13 years 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1068 times:

Aussie currency is great for going to the beach with, leave the wallet at home and put your $20 in yer swim shorts pocket, go swimmin, no worries about stolen wallet.

User currently offlineCathay250 From Hong Kong, joined Aug 1999, 221 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1063 times:

yea yea aussie currency is very colourful as well...... i like it

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