Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 387044 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$ 14560  10.19%
NUr$ 14560  10.19%
GS 12449  8.71%
SKr 10819  7.57%
Ptas 10020  7.01%
RO 9235  6.46%
Euro 5576  3.90%
FKr 5501  3.85%
CFA Franc 5456  3.82%
Mexico 5342  3.74%
Czechoslovakia 5181  3.63%
Fmk 5102  3.57%
Continental dollars 5052  3.54%
Saudi Arabia 5019  3.51%
Greece 5002  3.50%
fen 4878  3.41%
Japan 4872  3.41%
Brazil 4784  3.35%
Spain 4773  3.34%
Hungary 4691  3.28%