Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 152341 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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 6598  11.00%
NUr$ 6598  11.00%
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CFA Franc 2609  4.35%
Euro 2584  4.31%
FKr 2503  4.17%
Fmk 2447  4.08%
Czechoslovakia 2380  3.97%
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Continental dollars 2061  3.44%
Spain 2041  3.40%
Hungary 2025  3.38%
Republic of China 2010  3.35%
Brazil 2006  3.34%
gilder 1997  3.33%
Japan 1867  3.11%