Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 63749 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 951  4.26%
Euro 924  4.13%
Mexico 884  3.96%
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RO 848  3.79%
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Brazil 802  3.59%
Republic of China 793  3.55%
Hungary 768  3.44%
Continental dollars 748  3.35%
Japan 720  3.22%
Thailand 668  2.99%