Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 340703 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$ 13290  10.64%
NUr$ 13290  10.64%
SKr 10119  8.10%
Ptas 8934  7.15%
RO 8785  7.03%
Euro 5212  4.17%
FKr 5146  4.12%
CFA Franc 5076  4.06%
Mexico 4980  3.99%
Czechoslovakia 4840  3.87%
Fmk 4745  3.80%
Continental dollars 4690  3.75%
Saudi Arabia 4652  3.72%
Greece 4648  3.72%
Japan 4517  3.62%
fen 4491  3.60%
Brazil 4432  3.55%
Spain 4418  3.54%
Hungary 4340  3.47%
Republic of China 4249  3.40%