Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 212616 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$ 9158  10.73%
NUr$ 9158  10.73%
SKr 7567  8.87%
RO 6852  8.03%
Ptas 6085  7.13%
Euro 3708  4.35%
FKr 3702  4.34%
CFA Franc 3439  4.03%
Fmk 3276  3.84%
Czechoslovakia 3258  3.82%
Continental dollars 3143  3.68%
Mexico 3132  3.67%
Saudi Arabia 3091  3.62%
Greece 2953  3.46%
Spain 2866  3.36%
Brazil 2835  3.32%
Republic of China 2814  3.30%
gilder 2806  3.29%
Hungary 2805  3.29%
Japan 2667  3.13%