10 Strange Things People Have Used As Money
Cocaine is used as a form of cash in some parts of Columbia. To stop the spread of drugs within and outside Columbia, the government has established strict border controls around Guerima where cocaine is manufactured. This has forced the small communities to make use of the drug as a means of payment for things required.
In 2008, Buenos Aires started to suffer from a big shortage of coins. It was because bus companies and shops that naturally took in more loose change sold them in the black market that led consumers and smaller stores to use candy as a form of payment.