Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 418157 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$ 15568  10.20%
NUr$ 15568  10.20%
GS 12964  8.50%
SKr 11384  7.46%
Ptas 10754  7.05%
RO 9708  6.36%
Euro 5975  3.92%
FKr 5886  3.86%
Mexico 5829  3.82%
CFA Franc 5824  3.82%
Czechoslovakia 5554  3.64%
Fmk 5505  3.61%
Continental dollars 5429  3.56%
Saudi Arabia 5392  3.53%
Greece 5384  3.53%
fen 5247  3.44%
Japan 5244  3.44%
Brazil 5149  3.38%
Spain 5130  3.36%
Hungary 5034  3.30%