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The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 320819 search inquires.

Random title: bit
Explanation: The old Mexican 8 reales silver coins, which circulated extensively in America in the 1700's and 1800's, was sometimes divided into sections. A 'bit' was one eight of the coin, 'two bits' was one fourth. This is how the US quarter dollar came to be known as Two Bits

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 12504  10.54%
NUr$ 12504  10.54%
SKr 9713  8.18%
RO 8540  7.20%
Ptas 8403  7.08%
Euro 4984  4.20%
FKr 4922  4.15%
CFA Franc 4847  4.08%
Mexico 4735  3.99%
Czechoslovakia 4626  3.90%
Fmk 4515  3.80%
Continental dollars 4456  3.75%
Greece 4428  3.73%
Saudi Arabia 4423  3.73%
fen 4267  3.60%
Japan 4240  3.57%
Brazil 4214  3.55%
Spain 4188  3.53%
Hungary 4115  3.47%
Republic of China 4037  3.40%