Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 272151 search inquires.

Selected title: Italy
Explanation: Official name: Italian Republic. Monetary unit: 1 lira (Lit plural Lire) = 100 centésimi. The Euro was launched on January 1, 1999 and became the sole legal tender on January 1, 2002. The fixed rate of exchange is 1936.27 lira to 1 Euro. Current Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents

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NUr$ 10952  10.50%
NUr$ 10952  10.50%
SKr 8693  8.33%
RO 7755  7.43%
Ptas 7452  7.14%
Euro 4446  4.26%
FKr 4401  4.22%
CFA Franc 4323  4.14%
Czechoslovakia 4102  3.93%
Mexico 4044  3.88%
Fmk 3987  3.82%
Continental dollars 3914  3.75%
Saudi Arabia 3910  3.75%
Greece 3890  3.73%
Brazil 3692  3.54%
Spain 3641  3.49%
Hungary 3579  3.43%
Republic of China 3525  3.38%
gilder 3502  3.36%
Japan 3475  3.33%