Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 84742 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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CFA Franc 1266  4.37%
RO 1234  4.25%
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Euro 1198  4.13%
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gilder 1084  3.74%
Republic of China 1050  3.62%
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Hungary 1011  3.49%
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Japan 972  3.35%
Thailand 907  3.13%