First and foremost HYPERINFLATION is a Currency Event. Prices rise because it becomes widely understood that the currency is being intentionally debased and it is no longer a store of value.
Secondly, Hyperinflation is not a protracted affair. It happens very quickly, causes massive dislocations and social upheasal, but is over in a relatively short period of time. Often measured in weeks and months. However, the devastation it wrought is felt for decades and generations.
Hyperinflationary is considered as starting in the month that the monthly inflation rate exceeds 50%, and it ends when the monthly inflation rate drops below 50% and stays that way for at least a year. These percentages seem almost inconceivable, but nevertheless the reality for the 56 documented examples of Hyperinflation.
None Currencies survived intact.
None of the 56 occcured during an era of Global Fiat Currency regimes. ...