Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 192701 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$ 8328  10.76%
NUr$ 8328  10.76%
SKr 7013  9.06%
RO 6174  7.98%
Ptas 5369  6.94%
FKr 3339  4.31%
Euro 3296  4.26%
CFA Franc 3170  4.10%
Fmk 2996  3.87%
Czechoslovakia 2995  3.87%
Saudi Arabia 2834  3.66%
Mexico 2819  3.64%
Continental dollars 2743  3.54%
Greece 2684  3.47%
Brazil 2583  3.34%
Spain 2578  3.33%
Republic of China 2555  3.30%
Hungary 2542  3.28%
gilder 2541  3.28%
Japan 2412  3.12%