Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 161108 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$ 7020  10.99%
NUr$ 7020  10.99%
SKr 5922  9.27%
RO 4766  7.46%
Ptas 4062  6.36%
CFA Franc 2753  4.31%
Euro 2726  4.27%
FKr 2622  4.10%
Fmk 2564  4.01%
Czechoslovakia 2532  3.96%
Saudi Arabia 2398  3.75%
Mexico 2332  3.65%
Greece 2235  3.50%
Continental dollars 2213  3.46%
Spain 2161  3.38%
Republic of China 2138  3.35%
Hungary 2137  3.35%
Brazil 2136  3.34%
gilder 2124  3.32%
Japan 1991  3.12%