Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 63974 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$ 2916  13.01%
NUr$ 2916  13.01%
SKr 1679  7.49%
FKr 1206  5.38%
Fmk 1083  4.83%
Saudi Arabia 984  4.39%
Czechoslovakia 967  4.31%
CFA Franc 953  4.25%
Euro 926  4.13%
Mexico 885  3.95%
Greece 863  3.85%
RO 850  3.79%
gilder 841  3.75%
Spain 835  3.72%
Brazil 805  3.59%
Republic of China 796  3.55%
Hungary 769  3.43%
Continental dollars 750  3.34%
Japan 721  3.22%
Thailand 670  2.99%