Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 97245 search inquires.

Selected term: Greece
Explanation: Official name: Hellenic Republic. Monetary unit: 1 drachma (Dr) = 100 lepta. The Euro was launched on January 1, 1999 and became the sole legal tender on January 1, 2011. The fixed rate of exchange is 340.750 Greek Drachmas to 1 Euro. Current Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 4170  12.30%
NUr$ 4170  12.30%
SKr 2671  7.88%
RO 1671  4.93%
FKr 1653  4.88%
Fmk 1581  4.66%
CFA Franc 1537  4.53%
Saudi Arabia 1519  4.48%
Euro 1412  4.17%
Czechoslovakia 1411  4.16%
Mexico 1318  3.89%
Greece 1290  3.81%
Republic of China 1238  3.65%
Spain 1237  3.65%
gilder 1227  3.62%
Continental dollars 1209  3.57%
Hungary 1196  3.53%
Brazil 1195  3.53%
Japan 1126  3.32%
Thailand 1062  3.13%