Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 66235 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$ 3014  13.01%
NUr$ 3014  13.01%
SKr 1738  7.50%
FKr 1239  5.35%
Fmk 1112  4.80%
Saudi Arabia 1009  4.36%
Czechoslovakia 994  4.29%
CFA Franc 987  4.26%
Euro 957  4.13%
Mexico 911  3.93%
Greece 890  3.84%
RO 877  3.79%
gilder 876  3.78%
Spain 860  3.71%
Brazil 829  3.58%
Republic of China 819  3.54%
Hungary 797  3.44%
Continental dollars 780  3.37%
Japan 757  3.27%
Thailand 699  3.02%