Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 166189 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$ 7238  11.01%
NUr$ 7238  11.01%
SKr 6122  9.31%
RO 4936  7.51%
Ptas 4225  6.42%
CFA Franc 2811  4.27%
Euro 2797  4.25%
FKr 2677  4.07%
Fmk 2616  3.98%
Czechoslovakia 2598  3.95%
Saudi Arabia 2456  3.73%
Mexico 2399  3.65%
Greece 2299  3.50%
Continental dollars 2288  3.48%
Spain 2230  3.39%
Republic of China 2204  3.35%
Brazil 2197  3.34%
Hungary 2193  3.33%
gilder 2183  3.32%
Japan 2049  3.12%