International: Relics of Rhodes

As the brutal civil war drags on in Rhodesia, lavish farms and country homes can be snapped up for a fraction of their real value. But while the price of these relics of colonial times has plummeted, Rhodesia has experienced a modest boom in memorabilia, as whites wax nostalgic over their country's past. Coins and stamps commemorating Rhodesia's 1965 unilateral declaration of independence from Britain have skyrocketed in value. A set of three coins minted on the first anniversary of independence, originally worth $17, is now selling for $1,400 in Rhodesia. A one-shilling,...

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