Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 60628 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

A currency is a unit of exchange and hence a kind of money and medium of exchange. Currency includes paper banknotes and metal coins, which today are the dominant means of exchange. If you could not find the term you were looking for, or if you know a term which is not included in the Dictionary, please help us improve this service by reporting your findings.

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 2726  12.82%
NUr$ 2726  12.82%
SKr 1548  7.28%
FKr 1157  5.44%
Fmk 1039  4.88%
Saudi Arabia 941  4.42%
Czechoslovakia 927  4.36%
CFA Franc 924  4.34%
Euro 878  4.13%
Mexico 849  3.99%
Greece 827  3.89%
RO 815  3.83%
gilder 803  3.78%
Spain 799  3.76%
Brazil 768  3.61%
Republic of China 763  3.59%
Hungary 723  3.40%
Continental dollars 719  3.38%
Japan 684  3.22%
Thailand 643  3.02%