Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 218328 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$ 9388  10.69%
NUr$ 9388  10.69%
SKr 7691  8.76%
RO 6968  7.93%
Ptas 6211  7.07%
Euro 3819  4.35%
FKr 3809  4.34%
CFA Franc 3548  4.04%
Fmk 3385  3.85%
Czechoslovakia 3383  3.85%
Continental dollars 3248  3.70%
Mexico 3246  3.70%
Saudi Arabia 3200  3.64%
Greece 3066  3.49%
Spain 2975  3.39%
Brazil 2947  3.36%
Republic of China 2918  3.32%
gilder 2913  3.32%
Hungary 2907  3.31%
Japan 2788  3.17%