Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 90711 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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RO 1433  4.60%
Saudi Arabia 1422  4.56%
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Euro 1279  4.11%
Mexico 1202  3.86%
Greece 1184  3.80%
Spain 1144  3.67%
gilder 1136  3.65%
Republic of China 1133  3.64%
Brazil 1099  3.53%
Continental dollars 1087  3.49%
Hungary 1084  3.48%
Japan 1038  3.33%
Thailand 960  3.08%