Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 118272 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 4964  11.52%
NUr$ 4964  11.52%
SKr 3958  9.18%
RO 2566  5.95%
FKr 1973  4.58%
CFA Franc 1966  4.56%
Ptas 1951  4.53%
Fmk 1878  4.36%
Euro 1841  4.27%
Saudi Arabia 1766  4.10%
Czechoslovakia 1756  4.07%
Mexico 1612  3.74%
Greece 1572  3.65%
Spain 1510  3.50%
Republic of China 1497  3.47%
Hungary 1495  3.47%
Brazil 1481  3.44%
gilder 1475  3.42%
Continental dollars 1465  3.40%
Japan 1370  3.18%