Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 105534 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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NUr$ 4510  11.89%
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RO 2059  5.43%
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Fmk 1720  4.53%
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Euro 1600  4.22%
Czechoslovakia 1592  4.20%
Mexico 1446  3.81%
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Republic of China 1354  3.57%
Hungary 1343  3.54%
gilder 1342  3.54%
Brazil 1335  3.52%
Continental dollars 1326  3.50%
Japan 1246  3.28%