Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 189092 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$ 8168  10.78%
NUr$ 8168  10.78%
SKr 6913  9.13%
RO 6037  7.97%
Ptas 5216  6.89%
FKr 3253  4.29%
Euro 3229  4.26%
CFA Franc 3115  4.11%
Czechoslovakia 2941  3.88%
Fmk 2934  3.87%
Saudi Arabia 2778  3.67%
Mexico 2759  3.64%
Continental dollars 2676  3.53%
Greece 2626  3.47%
Spain 2535  3.35%
Brazil 2516  3.32%
Republic of China 2510  3.31%
Hungary 2493  3.29%
gilder 2488  3.28%
Japan 2355  3.11%