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- n. Alternative spelling of pengő.
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- n. formerly the basic unit of money in Hungary until it was replaced by the forint in 1946
- n. a Dravidian language spoken in south central India
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I am the proud possessor of a 100 quintillion pengo note from 1946 Hungary.
The currency reform of 1925 permitted 12,500 korona to be changed for one new pengo.
The largest denomination note ever printed was the 100 quintillion pengo note.
The pengo was finally replaced by the forint in August 1946.
In 1944, the highest denomination was 1,000 pengo.
On January 1, 1946 one adópengo equaled one pengo.
When the pengo was replaced in August 1946 by the forint, the total value of all Hungarian banknotes in circulation amounted to one-thousandth of one US dollar.
A special currency the adópengo - or tax pengo - was created for tax and postal payments .
Hungary broke all records after Word War II, by issuing a 100 billion pengo note.