Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 201489 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$ 8696  10.74%
NUr$ 8696  10.74%
SKr 7251  8.96%
RO 6491  8.02%
Ptas 5725  7.07%
FKr 3538  4.37%
Euro 3471  4.29%
CFA Franc 3284  4.06%
Fmk 3126  3.86%
Czechoslovakia 3119  3.85%
Saudi Arabia 2955  3.65%
Mexico 2949  3.64%
Continental dollars 2909  3.59%
Greece 2809  3.47%
Brazil 2704  3.34%
Spain 2704  3.34%
Republic of China 2677  3.31%
gilder 2669  3.30%
Hungary 2660  3.29%
Japan 2530  3.12%