As a rule, political economists of the present day do not take the trouble to study the history of money; it is much easier to imagine it and deduce the principles of this imaginary knowledge Alaxander del Mar, A History of monetary systems (1901)

One century of Greek inflation data, 1915-2015

One century of monthly CPI inflation data in one chart.

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Note that the axis in above part of the chart is logarithmic; during the German occupation the CPI index climbed to 24,746,950,839%, or roughly 25 billion per cent!

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