Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 254556 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$ 10434  10.56%
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RO 7487  7.58%
Ptas 7008  7.09%
Euro 4235  4.29%
FKr 4200  4.25%
CFA Franc 4115  4.17%
Czechoslovakia 3876  3.92%
Mexico 3792  3.84%
Fmk 3790  3.84%
Continental dollars 3676  3.72%
Saudi Arabia 3651  3.70%
Greece 3643  3.69%
Brazil 3464  3.51%
Spain 3429  3.47%
Hungary 3379  3.42%
Republic of China 3312  3.35%
gilder 3299  3.34%
Japan 3242  3.28%