Central Banking

Iraq unveils new currency

Iraq's new Saddam Hussein free currency was displayed on Saturday by Ahmed Salman Mohammed, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Iraq. The new banknotes will go into circulation on October 15.

Source: CNN

Iraq's new currency has been unveiled minus Saddam Hussein, whose visage graced the country's dinars when he was in power.

On Saturday the Central Bank displayed the new bills, which will hit the streets on October 15. The money includes anti-counterfeiting features and bears pictures of an