Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 97611 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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RO 1694  4.97%
FKr 1661  4.87%
Fmk 1587  4.65%
CFA Franc 1552  4.55%
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Euro 1421  4.17%
Czechoslovakia 1414  4.15%
Mexico 1322  3.88%
Greece 1296  3.80%
Spain 1241  3.64%
Republic of China 1240  3.64%
gilder 1232  3.61%
Continental dollars 1213  3.56%
Hungary 1204  3.53%
Brazil 1200  3.52%
Japan 1131  3.32%
Thailand 1067  3.13%