This post about the shortage of small change in Venezuela reminded me to update these charts, which I’ve never posted here.
That’s Venezuelan cash in “circulation.” I put the sarcastiquotes on there for the following reason:
Those coins, all that stuff at the bottom of the chart? Where oh where could they be? Note the huge number of 5-cent coins; also note that they are the color of copper. I think we can guess the rest of that story.