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Romanian leu
Leu românesc (Romanian)
one leu
one leu
ISO 4217 Code RON
User(s)  Romania
Socialist Republic of Romania (1965-1989)
Romanian People's Republic (1947-1965)
Romania Transnistria Governorate (1941-1944)
 Kingdom of Romania (1881-1947)
Romania Principality of Romania (1867-1881)
Inflation 1.88% (September 2013 / September 2012)
Source National Bank of Romania
1/100 ban
Plural lei
ban bani
Freq. used 10, 50 bani
Rarely used 1 ban, 5 bani
Freq. used 1 leu, 5, 10, 50, 100 lei
Rarely used 200, 500 lei
Printer National Bank of Romania (since 1867)
Goznak (1944)
Reichsbank (1917-1919)

The leu is the money that is used in Romania. The smaller kind of money used is the ban, or bani(plural). 100 bani make up a leu. Because Romania joined the European Union, they will start using the euro in 2014.

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