Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 90324 search inquires.

Selected term: 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 term you were looking for, or if you know a term 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$ 3904  12.60%
NUr$ 3904  12.60%
SKr 2413  7.79%
FKr 1522  4.91%
Fmk 1435  4.63%
RO 1419  4.58%
Saudi Arabia 1418  4.58%
CFA Franc 1367  4.41%
Czechoslovakia 1310  4.23%
Euro 1272  4.10%
Mexico 1195  3.86%
Greece 1179  3.80%
Spain 1142  3.69%
gilder 1132  3.65%
Republic of China 1126  3.63%
Brazil 1095  3.53%
Continental dollars 1078  3.48%
Hungary 1077  3.48%
Japan 1034  3.34%
Thailand 957  3.09%