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Pile of Golden Coins Coins dated 2008 Stack of bills Notes dated 2008

A list of numismatic events that occurred in 2008.

Events[]

  • January 1: The Maltese lira is replaced by the euro.
  • January 1: The Venezuelan bolívar fuerte is introduced.
  • August 1: The Somali shilling becomes the least valued currency unit.
  • September 22: The third Zimbabwean dollar becomes the least valued currency unit.
  • December 31: The Slovak koruna is withdrawn.
  • The third Zimbabwean dollar is introduced.
  • The Moonlight Mint is established.

Births[]

Deaths[]

  • May 14: Jeff Huntly, designer of the first Zimbabwean circulation coins

References[]

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