Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 242579 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$ 10084  10.60%
NUr$ 10084  10.60%
SKr 8072  8.48%
RO 7307  7.68%
Ptas 6745  7.09%
Euro 4094  4.30%
FKr 4064  4.27%
CFA Franc 3946  4.15%
Czechoslovakia 3727  3.92%
Fmk 3657  3.84%
Mexico 3606  3.79%
Continental dollars 3535  3.71%
Saudi Arabia 3501  3.68%
Greece 3478  3.65%
Spain 3289  3.46%
Brazil 3276  3.44%
Hungary 3238  3.40%
Republic of China 3180  3.34%
gilder 3173  3.33%
Japan 3097  3.25%