Something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange
As currency is inflated, prices rise.
Few countries have suffered more from a depreciated currency than Argentina.
Now the Zimbabwean dollar has undergone four re-denominations (the process of shaving zeros off the currency to make a more manageable new currency.
The constant fluctuations in the value of the currency, then much depreciated, intensified the distress and complicated the situation.
As on previous occasions, the great depreciation in the value of the currency has led to a repudiation of part of its nominal value.