Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 60766 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$ 2726  12.80%
NUr$ 2726  12.80%
SKr 1552  7.29%
FKr 1158  5.44%
Fmk 1039  4.88%
Saudi Arabia 942  4.42%
Czechoslovakia 927  4.35%
CFA Franc 926  4.35%
Euro 878  4.12%
Mexico 851  4.00%
Greece 827  3.88%
RO 817  3.84%
gilder 806  3.79%
Spain 800  3.76%
Brazil 769  3.61%
Republic of China 764  3.59%
Hungary 726  3.41%
Continental dollars 720  3.38%
Japan 685  3.22%
Thailand 643  3.02%