Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 117420 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$ 4924  11.53%
NUr$ 4924  11.53%
SKr 3909  9.15%
RO 2527  5.92%
FKr 1958  4.59%
CFA Franc 1951  4.57%
Ptas 1928  4.51%
Fmk 1865  4.37%
Euro 1822  4.27%
Saudi Arabia 1750  4.10%
Czechoslovakia 1740  4.07%
Mexico 1597  3.74%
Greece 1554  3.64%
Spain 1495  3.50%
Republic of China 1481  3.47%
Hungary 1479  3.46%
Brazil 1468  3.44%
gilder 1464  3.43%
Continental dollars 1454  3.40%
Japan 1362  3.19%