Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 229432 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$ 9694  10.61%
NUr$ 9694  10.61%
SKr 7860  8.61%
RO 7141  7.82%
Ptas 6477  7.09%
Euro 3978  4.36%
FKr 3939  4.31%
CFA Franc 3682  4.03%
Czechoslovakia 3562  3.90%
Fmk 3521  3.85%
Mexico 3419  3.74%
Continental dollars 3397  3.72%
Saudi Arabia 3343  3.66%
Greece 3267  3.58%
Spain 3116  3.41%
Brazil 3101  3.40%
Republic of China 3060  3.35%
gilder 3043  3.33%
Hungary 3036  3.32%
Japan 2960  3.24%