Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 157306 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$ 6830  10.98%
NUr$ 6830  10.98%
SKr 5737  9.22%
RO 4615  7.42%
Ptas 3908  6.28%
CFA Franc 2693  4.33%
Euro 2675  4.30%
FKr 2570  4.13%
Fmk 2517  4.05%
Czechoslovakia 2467  3.97%
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Mexico 2276  3.66%
Greece 2173  3.49%
Continental dollars 2154  3.46%
Spain 2108  3.39%
Hungary 2089  3.36%
Republic of China 2085  3.35%
Brazil 2080  3.34%
gilder 2070  3.33%
Japan 1932  3.11%