Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 90228 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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$ 3898  12.59%
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RO 1412  4.56%
CFA Franc 1364  4.41%
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Euro 1270  4.10%
Mexico 1194  3.86%
Greece 1179  3.81%
Spain 1140  3.68%
gilder 1132  3.66%
Republic of China 1122  3.62%
Brazil 1095  3.54%
Continental dollars 1078  3.48%
Hungary 1076  3.48%
Japan 1032  3.33%
Thailand 955  3.09%