Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 205327 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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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 8868  10.75%
NUr$ 8868  10.75%
SKr 7374  8.94%
RO 6619  8.02%
Ptas 5847  7.09%
FKr 3585  4.34%
Euro 3539  4.29%
CFA Franc 3335  4.04%
Fmk 3180  3.85%
Czechoslovakia 3163  3.83%
Mexico 3007  3.64%
Saudi Arabia 2999  3.63%
Continental dollars 2980  3.61%
Greece 2857  3.46%
Spain 2763  3.35%
Brazil 2750  3.33%
Republic of China 2720  3.30%
gilder 2718  3.29%
Hungary 2711  3.29%
Japan 2577  3.12%