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Re: the theory of split currency

> Is there a name for a dual or split currency, in which
> there is one currency for domestic use and another, different
> appearing, currency for foreign usage?

I don't know of such a name, however...

> Does anyone know of any country which has had such a
> split currency?

...this has been a common situation, in fact. South Africa, China, the
Soviet Union, and other unpleasant places have repeatedly done
this. Its usually a remarkably stupid idea.