Brazil's National Mint

Brazil's National Mint

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A worker checks the security feature on prints of R$ 20 Brazilian reais bills during the production process at the Casa da Moeda, the national mint, in the Santa Cruz suburb of Rio de Janeiro. The real climbed to 2.2069 per dollar yesterday in New York, from 2.4549 on Aug. 21, the weakest level since December 2008.