Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 137883 search inquires.

Selected term: franc
Explanation: An aluminum or nickel coin and Monetary unit of France equal to 100 centimes, any Monetary unit of various other nations and territories as Andorra, Belgium, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar (formerly Malagasy Republic), Martinique, Monaco, New Caledonia, Rwanda, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Switzerland and Tahiti equal to 100 centimes. CFA franc is the Monetary unit of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Ctte d'Ivoire (formerly Ivory Coast), Dahomey, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo and the former Monetary unit of Comoros, Mauritania, R?union, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and Upper Volta equal to 100 centimes. A Monetary unit of Guinea, equal to 100 cauris. Fractional currency of Morocco the 100th part of the dirham. A former Monetary unit of the French Territories of Afars and Issas, Algeria, Republic of the Congo, Mali, Mayotte, Monaco, New Hebrides, Ruanda-Urundi, Rwanda, French Somaliland and Vanuatu equal to 100 centimes

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 5866  11.06%
NUr$ 5866  11.06%
SKr 4848  9.14%
RO 3705  6.99%
Ptas 3000  5.66%
CFA Franc 2365  4.46%
FKr 2289  4.32%
Euro 2266  4.27%
Fmk 2217  4.18%
Czechoslovakia 2141  4.04%
Saudi Arabia 2060  3.88%
Mexico 1954  3.68%
Greece 1895  3.57%
Spain 1845  3.48%
Hungary 1819  3.43%
Republic of China 1802  3.40%
Continental dollars 1798  3.39%
Brazil 1790  3.38%
gilder 1770  3.34%
Japan 1658  3.13%