Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 210072 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$ 9064  10.74%
NUr$ 9064  10.74%
SKr 7519  8.91%
RO 6805  8.07%
Ptas 6036  7.16%
Euro 3666  4.35%
FKr 3657  4.34%
CFA Franc 3393  4.02%
Fmk 3237  3.84%
Czechoslovakia 3212  3.81%
Continental dollars 3099  3.67%
Mexico 3092  3.67%
Saudi Arabia 3051  3.62%
Greece 2908  3.45%
Spain 2820  3.34%
Brazil 2798  3.32%
Republic of China 2774  3.29%
gilder 2768  3.28%
Hungary 2763  3.28%
Japan 2626  3.11%