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From the world's richest and most wealthy people, to the most expensive items ever sold. Check out this selection of fascinating financial Guinness World Records titles.

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Highest annual earnings for a footballer (current year)

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Highest annual earnings for a footballer (current year)

International soccer superstar and Real Madrid player, Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) is estimated to…

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Highest annual earnings for a boxer

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Highest annual earnings for a boxer

According to Forbes data collated from June 2014 to June 2015, world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather…

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Most expensive bottle

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Most expensive bottle

The record for the most expensive bottle is $225,000 (£120,000). The Platinum & White Gold Tequila…

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Most expensive man-made object

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Most expensive man-made object

The most expensive man-made object is the International Space Station (ISS). Its final cost will be…

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Most expensive sandwich

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Most expensive sandwich

The most expensive sandwich commercially available is the "Quintessential Grilled Cheese" which…

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Largest coin

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Largest coin

The largest gold coin weighs 1,012 kg (2,231 lb 1.24 oz), measures 80 cm (2 ft 7.49 in) in diameter,…

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Highest altitude bank branch

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Highest altitude bank branch

The highest altitude bank branch is a Banco de la Nación (Peru) office located at 4,387 m (14,393…

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Largest coin pyramid

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Largest coin pyramid

The largest coin pyramid consists of 1,000,935 coins and was built by Vytautas Jakštas and Domas…

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Richest person (current)

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Richest person (current)

The richest person is Jeff Bezos (USA), with an estimated net worth of $112 billion (£81 billion;…

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First cash dispenser

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First cash dispenser

The world's first cash dispenser was installed at Barclays Bank, Enfield, Middlesex, UK, on 27 June…

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Most expensive hot dog

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Most expensive hot dog

The most expensive hot dog is $169 (£101.69; 122.96€) and was sold by Tokyo Dog (USA) in Seattle,…

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Largest collection of bi-metallic coins

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Largest collection of bi-metallic coins

The largest collection of bi-metallic coins is 2,602, achieved by Manish Dhameja (India), in Uttar…

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Most expensive glove sold at auction

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Most expensive glove sold at auction

The most expensive glove sold at auction was sold for $420,000 (£267,879) and was bought by Ponte 16…

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Largest piggy bank

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Largest piggy bank

The largest piggy bank is 8.03 m (26 ft 4.3 in) long and 5.58 m (18 ft 3.7 in) tall and was achieved…

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Largest human currency symbol

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Largest human currency symbol

The largest human currency symbol consists of 1,717 participants, achieved by Rotaract club of…

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