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Top 5 The most expensive error-printed banknote in the world

Money is certainly no stranger to us. Over the centuries, money has played an important role in exchange, trade, and purchase. In the production and printing of currency, sometimes there are small errors that make the note special and increase its value many times the real value. Many people who have a hobby of collecting money have these flaws and accept to spend many times more expensive just to own it. Below are some printed bills with high value purchased from some countries around the world.

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23 million yuan for 100 yuan printing error

According to the Shanghaiist news site, the 100 yuan note has an error with the watermark of Chinese President Mao Zedong being printed upside down. This is a rare case because the chance of money being printed incorrectly is very small, only about one in a million. This banknote was once owned by a businessman in Wuhu (China) when he changed money for a guest. Currently, the exchange rate of Vietnamese currency and Chinese currency is one Yuan (CNY) equivalent to 3253.37 VND. Thus, 23 million yuan is equivalent to more than 74.8 billion VND.

An error-printed note worth 23 million yuan (Image source: Internet)

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1.5 million yuan for 100 yuan error

A mechanic in Chongqing (China) has suddenly become a millionaire by owning a 100 yuan bill with an error. Also related to the image of Chinese President Mao Zedong on the note, however, it is not the reverse imprinting error, but the error here appears a distinct trace that creates value for the note. At first glance, the banknote does not appear to be different from other bills in circulation, but if you look closely, you will see a small error line printed on the chin of the portrait of Chairman Mao Zedong. The banknote is worth up to 1.5 million yuan (equivalent to more than 4.8 billion VND at present) thanks to its uniqueness and rarity.

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The banknote has an error with the lines on the face of Chinese President Mao Zedong (Internet photo)

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£8,000 for £1 error

The £1 note is made special by the overwritten Arabic letters. They were used by the British army in Turkey during World War I in 1915. Although it looks quite simple, the banknotes are valued at up to 8,000 pounds (equivalent to more than 222 million VND today). .

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Error 1 pound bill has value increased 8,000 times (Artwork)

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450USD for 50 rupees showing the word “sex” through the coconut canopy

The 50 rupee note of the Republic of Seychelles, a country in East Africa, has the word “sex” printed on the front of the bill. While not necessarily an error, it is hard to believe that a country’s banknote contains sensitive content. Despite this, many people are still interested in this special space-shaped bill. Thanks to that detail, the note is worth 120 times its real face value. In an auction in Dorset (UK), a person spent 450 USD (equivalent to more than 10 million VND today) to buy this bill. In fact, its price is less than 4 USD. The note was issued from 1968 to 1973.

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50 rupee coin with two palm trees made into the word sex (source: Internet)

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5 million VND for 500,000 VND error printing

The VND 500,000 banknote has the size up to 25 x 55 cm (while the normal size is 6.5 x 15.2 cm), printed on cotton paper, supposedly made by the national money printing factory for the occasion. 25th anniversary of establishment. Mr. Bui Nguyen Gia Khang, Director of a technology company on Hung Vuong Street in Ho Chi Minh City is the owner of this bill. Due to the limited number of prints, it is very meaningful to those who specialize in collecting special coins. The banknote is worth up to 5 million VND, 10 times the real value.

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The pre-printed banknote is many times larger than the original. (Photo: Internet)



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