Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 78929 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$ 3520  12.98%
NUr$ 3520  12.98%
SKr 1994  7.35%
FKr 1398  5.15%
Fmk 1298  4.78%
Saudi Arabia 1180  4.35%
CFA Franc 1171  4.32%
Czechoslovakia 1132  4.17%
Euro 1125  4.15%
RO 1071  3.95%
Mexico 1064  3.92%
Greece 1043  3.84%
gilder 1026  3.78%
Spain 1001  3.69%
Brazil 978  3.61%
Republic of China 977  3.60%
Hungary 948  3.49%
Continental dollars 927  3.42%
Japan 902  3.33%
Thailand 845  3.11%