Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 74614 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$ 3354  13.02%
NUr$ 3354  13.02%
SKr 1910  7.42%
FKr 1342  5.21%
Fmk 1233  4.79%
Saudi Arabia 1117  4.34%
CFA Franc 1095  4.25%
Czechoslovakia 1074  4.17%
Euro 1074  4.17%
Mexico 1010  3.92%
RO 997  3.87%
Greece 981  3.81%
gilder 977  3.79%
Spain 948  3.68%
Brazil 928  3.60%
Republic of China 912  3.54%
Hungary 900  3.49%
Continental dollars 869  3.37%
Japan 841  3.27%
Thailand 797  3.09%