Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 97177 search inquires.

Selected term: Mexico
Explanation: Official name: United Mexican States. Monetary unit: 1 Mexican peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos. The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos. On January 1, 1996, the name of the currency was changed to Mexican peso. Current Monetary unit: 1 Mexican peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos

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RO 1670  4.93%
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Fmk 1580  4.67%
CFA Franc 1536  4.54%
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Euro 1411  4.17%
Czechoslovakia 1410  4.17%
Mexico 1314  3.88%
Greece 1289  3.81%
Spain 1236  3.65%
Republic of China 1234  3.65%
gilder 1224  3.62%
Continental dollars 1209  3.57%
Hungary 1195  3.53%
Brazil 1194  3.53%
Japan 1124  3.32%
Thailand 1061  3.13%