Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 141456 search inquires.

Selected term: Republic of China
Explanation: See Taiwan (Formosa)

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 6038  11.01%
NUr$ 6038  11.01%
SKr 5052  9.21%
RO 3883  7.08%
Ptas 3181  5.80%
CFA Franc 2438  4.45%
FKr 2349  4.28%
Euro 2336  4.26%
Fmk 2278  4.15%
Czechoslovakia 2205  4.02%
Saudi Arabia 2118  3.86%
Mexico 2021  3.69%
Greece 1949  3.55%
Spain 1898  3.46%
Hungary 1872  3.41%
Continental dollars 1867  3.40%
Republic of China 1858  3.39%
Brazil 1846  3.37%
gilder 1828  3.33%
Japan 1716  3.13%