Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 322747 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
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NUr$ 12574  10.55%
SKr 9739  8.17%
RO 8568  7.19%
Ptas 8445  7.08%
Euro 4997  4.19%
FKr 4937  4.14%
CFA Franc 4863  4.08%
Mexico 4750  3.98%
Czechoslovakia 4641  3.89%
Fmk 4537  3.81%
Continental dollars 4468  3.75%
Greece 4442  3.73%
Saudi Arabia 4438  3.72%
fen 4278  3.59%
Japan 4276  3.59%
Brazil 4229  3.55%
Spain 4204  3.53%
Hungary 4130  3.46%
Republic of China 4053  3.40%