Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 209810 search inquires.

Selected term: French Polynesia
Explanation: Official name: Territory of French Polynesia. Monetary unit: 1 Franc de la Comptoirs Fran?aise du Pacifique (CFPF) = 100 centimes. The Euro was launched on January 1, 1999 and became the sole legal tender on January 1, 2002. The fixed rate of exchange is 6.55957 francs to 1 Euro. Current Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 9048  10.74%
NUr$ 9048  10.74%
SKr 7509  8.91%
RO 6794  8.07%
Ptas 6025  7.15%
Euro 3659  4.34%
FKr 3654  4.34%
CFA Franc 3390  4.02%
Fmk 3234  3.84%
Czechoslovakia 3210  3.81%
Continental dollars 3093  3.67%
Mexico 3088  3.67%
Saudi Arabia 3049  3.62%
Greece 2905  3.45%
Spain 2817  3.34%
Brazil 2796  3.32%
Republic of China 2768  3.29%
gilder 2765  3.28%
Hungary 2761  3.28%
Japan 2624  3.11%