Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 209811 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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$ 9048  10.74%
NUr$ 9048  10.74%
SKr 7509  8.91%
RO 6794  8.07%
Ptas 6025  7.15%
Euro 3659  4.34%
FKr 3654  4.34%
CFA Franc 3390  4.02%
Fmk 3234  3.84%
Czechoslovakia 3210  3.81%
Continental dollars 3093  3.67%
Mexico 3088  3.67%
Saudi Arabia 3049  3.62%
Greece 2905  3.45%
Spain 2817  3.34%
Brazil 2796  3.32%
Republic of China 2768  3.29%
gilder 2765  3.28%
Hungary 2761  3.28%
Japan 2624  3.11%