Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 68416 search inquires.

Selected term: Spain
Explanation: Official name: Kingdom of Spain. Monetary unit: 1 peseta (Pta plural Ptas) = 100 céntimos. The Euro was launched on January 1, 1999 and became the sole legal tender on January 1, 2002. The fixed rate of exchange is 166.386 peseta to 1 Euro. Current Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents

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CFA Franc 1011  4.25%
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Euro 988  4.16%
Mexico 931  3.92%
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gilder 905  3.81%
RO 891  3.75%
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Brazil 849  3.57%
Republic of China 849  3.57%
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Japan 773  3.25%
Thailand 716  3.01%