Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 74264 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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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NUr$ 3348  13.06%
NUr$ 3348  13.06%
SKr 1907  7.44%
FKr 1336  5.21%
Fmk 1229  4.79%
Saudi Arabia 1115  4.35%
CFA Franc 1090  4.25%
Czechoslovakia 1071  4.18%
Euro 1071  4.18%
Mexico 1007  3.93%
RO 994  3.88%
Greece 977  3.81%
gilder 973  3.80%
Spain 947  3.69%
Brazil 923  3.60%
Republic of China 908  3.54%
Hungary 897  3.50%
Continental dollars 865  3.37%
Japan 838  3.27%
Thailand 791  3.09%