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Vietnam Dong

Is the currency of Vietnam.

The Vietnamese Dong is the official currency of Vietnam. It is divided into 10 hao, which are subsequently divided into 10 xu. The hao and xu have become so insignificant recently that they are no longer issued. Bill denominations exist in 200; 1000; 2,000; 5,000; 10,000; 20,000; 50,000, 100,000, and a newly issued 500,000 worth approx. 30 American dollars. Dong, which literally means "copper" in Vietnamese, was originally named for the currencies used when Vietnam was still part of French Indochina. After the fall of Saigon, in 1975, Vietnam changed the name of its currency to the "liberation dong". Each new dong was worth 500 of the southern dong. The unification of the country led to the unification of the currency as well. In the mid 1980's, the dong was revalued, with the new dong equal to 10 old dongs. As of June 2005, Vietnam was the second least valued currency after Romania.

Most Vietnam Dong Is New & Uncirculated. Some has been circulated. We guarantee authenticity on all Dong orders and offer a buy back program to support this commitment. Please contact us for details.

On Dong orders we reserve the right to substitute another denomination if one is on backorder to prevent any delays in shipping. You will receive the same amount in value that you have ordered.