Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 106082 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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$ 4520  11.84%
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RO 2091  5.48%
FKr 1813  4.75%
CFA Franc 1766  4.63%
Fmk 1724  4.52%
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Euro 1613  4.23%
Czechoslovakia 1601  4.19%
Mexico 1451  3.80%
Ptas 1451  3.80%
Greece 1435  3.76%
Spain 1364  3.57%
Republic of China 1359  3.56%
gilder 1346  3.53%
Hungary 1346  3.53%
Brazil 1340  3.51%
Continental dollars 1329  3.48%
Japan 1249  3.27%