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ISIS to begin minting its own currency

Updated 5:03 PM ET, Thu November 13, 2014
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ISIS announced that it will begin minting its own currency in gold, silver and copper. There will be seven different coins, valued in dinars. There's no international exchange rate for this currency, without which an accurate value is not possible. ISIS says this gold coin will be worth 1 dinar. FROM ISIS
This gold coin will be worth 5 dinar, according to ISIS. The map on the back depicts the ISIS plan of world domination. The terrorist group said its "treasury department" is involved in setting up the currency. FROM ISIS
This silver coin will be worth 1 dinar. The monetary move is "purely dedicated to God" and will remove Muslims from the "global economic system that is based on satanic usury," ISIS said.
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This silver coin will be worth 5 dinar. FROM ISIS
This silver coin will be worth 10 dinar. FROM ISIS
This bronze coin will be worth 10 dinar. FROM ISIS
This bronze coin will be worth 20 dinar. A former U.S. Treasury official says the group's funding comes from oil, ransom payments, taxes and the sale of stolen artifacts. FROM ISIS