Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 266251 search inquires.

Selected title: Euro
Explanation: Monetary unit adopted by 12 European Union (EU) countries on 1 Jan. 2002 - Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Monetary control was to move to the European Central Bank (ECB), which would set a single interest rate for the 11 countries. The three other members of the EU Denmark, Sweden and the U.K. were not adopting the euro, at least for the time being. The euro entered full circulation in the middle of 2002

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 title you were looking for, or if you know a title 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$ 10766  10.52%
NUr$ 10766  10.52%
SKr 8558  8.36%
RO 7654  7.48%
Ptas 7333  7.17%
Euro 4369  4.27%
FKr 4325  4.23%
CFA Franc 4250  4.15%
Czechoslovakia 4021  3.93%
Mexico 3960  3.87%
Fmk 3918  3.83%
Continental dollars 3822  3.73%
Saudi Arabia 3816  3.73%
Greece 3794  3.71%
Brazil 3619  3.54%
Spain 3563  3.48%
Hungary 3504  3.42%
Republic of China 3449  3.37%
gilder 3432  3.35%
Japan 3401  3.32%