Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 70389 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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NUr$ 3188  13.08%
SKr 1827  7.50%
FKr 1285  5.27%
Fmk 1171  4.81%
Saudi Arabia 1060  4.35%
CFA Franc 1031  4.23%
Czechoslovakia 1029  4.22%
Euro 1012  4.15%
Mexico 955  3.92%
Greece 927  3.80%
gilder 925  3.80%
RO 919  3.77%
Spain 895  3.67%
Brazil 877  3.60%
Republic of China 870  3.57%
Hungary 843  3.46%
Continental dollars 815  3.34%
Japan 796  3.27%
Thailand 737  3.02%