Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 76744 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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FKr 1362  5.16%
Fmk 1260  4.77%
Saudi Arabia 1146  4.34%
CFA Franc 1129  4.28%
Euro 1099  4.16%
Czechoslovakia 1098  4.16%
Mexico 1038  3.93%
RO 1027  3.89%
Greece 1008  3.82%
gilder 1004  3.80%
Spain 975  3.69%
Brazil 957  3.63%
Republic of China 946  3.58%
Hungary 921  3.49%
Continental dollars 895  3.39%
Japan 869  3.29%
Thailand 821  3.11%