Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 188269 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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$ 8128  10.79%
SKr 6879  9.13%
RO 6000  7.97%
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FKr 3230  4.29%
Euro 3212  4.26%
CFA Franc 3100  4.12%
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Fmk 2917  3.87%
Saudi Arabia 2766  3.67%
Mexico 2741  3.64%
Continental dollars 2661  3.53%
Greece 2613  3.47%
Spain 2523  3.35%
Brazil 2501  3.32%
Republic of China 2501  3.32%
Hungary 2481  3.29%
gilder 2473  3.28%
Japan 2337  3.10%