Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 117536 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

A currency is a unit of exchange and hence a kind of money and medium of exchange. Currency includes paper banknotes and metal coins, which today are the dominant means of exchange. If you could not find the term you were looking for, or if you know a term which is not included in the Dictionary, please help us improve this service by reporting your findings.

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 4936  11.54%
NUr$ 4936  11.54%
SKr 3925  9.18%
RO 2537  5.93%
FKr 1960  4.58%
CFA Franc 1953  4.57%
Ptas 1935  4.52%
Fmk 1867  4.37%
Euro 1826  4.27%
Saudi Arabia 1752  4.10%
Czechoslovakia 1741  4.07%
Mexico 1598  3.74%
Greece 1560  3.65%
Spain 1497  3.50%
Republic of China 1483  3.47%
Hungary 1482  3.47%
Brazil 1470  3.44%
gilder 1465  3.43%
Continental dollars 1459  3.41%
Japan 1363  3.19%