Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 215154 search inquires.

Selected title: Euro
Explanation: Monetary unit adopted by 12 European Union (EU) countries on 1 Jan. 2002 - Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Monetary control was to move to the European Central Bank (ECB), which would set a single interest rate for the 11 countries. The three other members of the EU Denmark, Sweden and the U.K. were not adopting the euro, at least for the time being. The euro entered full circulation in the middle of 2002

A currency is a unit of exchange and hence a kind of money and medium of exchange. Currency includes paper banknotes and metal coins, which today are the dominant means of exchange. If you could not find the title you were looking for, or if you know a title which is not included in the Dictionary, please help us improve this service by reporting your findings.

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 9258  10.71%
NUr$ 9258  10.71%
SKr 7616  8.81%
RO 6901  7.98%
Ptas 6140  7.10%
Euro 3759  4.35%
FKr 3750  4.34%
CFA Franc 3491  4.04%
Fmk 3326  3.85%
Czechoslovakia 3320  3.84%
Mexico 3190  3.69%
Continental dollars 3190  3.69%
Saudi Arabia 3141  3.63%
Greece 2999  3.47%
Spain 2921  3.38%
Brazil 2882  3.33%
Republic of China 2861  3.31%
gilder 2856  3.30%
Hungary 2854  3.30%
Japan 2722  3.15%