Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 141722 search inquires.

Selected term: Guadeloupe
Explanation: Official name: Department of Guadeloupe. Monetary unit: 1 French franc (F) = 100 centimes. The Euro was launched on January 1, 1999 and became the sole legal tender on January 1, 2002. The fixed rate of exchange is 6.55957 francs to 1 Euro. Current Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents

A currency is a unit of exchange and hence a kind of money and medium of exchange. Currency includes paper banknotes and metal coins, which today are the dominant means of exchange. If you could not find the term you were looking for, or if you know a term which is not included in the Dictionary, please help us improve this service by reporting your findings.

Most popular currency searches

Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 6062  11.03%
NUr$ 6062  11.03%
SKr 5070  9.22%
RO 3891  7.08%
Ptas 3194  5.81%
CFA Franc 2443  4.44%
FKr 2354  4.28%
Euro 2345  4.27%
Fmk 2281  4.15%
Czechoslovakia 2208  4.02%
Saudi Arabia 2123  3.86%
Mexico 2026  3.69%
Greece 1952  3.55%
Spain 1901  3.46%
Hungary 1878  3.42%
Continental dollars 1872  3.41%
Republic of China 1863  3.39%
Brazil 1848  3.36%
gilder 1835  3.34%
Japan 1719  3.13%