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Old Somali shillings as seen here are still used in Somalia. The government hasn't printed new money yet. Five U.S. dollars equal a 3 inch stack of 100 shilling notes. Hargeisa, Somaliland. Somaliland is the breakaway republic in northern Somalia that declared independence in 1991 after 50,000 died in civil war. March 1992.

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Old Somali shillings as seen here are still used in Somalia. The government hasn't printed new money yet. Five U.S. dollars equal a 3 inch stack of 100 shilling notes. Hargeisa, Somaliland. Somaliland is the breakaway republic in northern Somalia that declared independence in 1991 after 50,000 died in civil war. March 1992.