Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 418211 search inquires.

Selected title: Mexico
Explanation: Official name: United Mexican States. Monetary unit: 1 Mexican peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos. The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos. On January 1, 1996, the name of the currency was changed to Mexican peso. Current Monetary unit: 1 Mexican peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos

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RO 9713  6.37%
Euro 5979  3.92%
FKr 5889  3.86%
Mexico 5832  3.82%
CFA Franc 5827  3.82%
Czechoslovakia 5556  3.64%
Fmk 5508  3.61%
Continental dollars 5431  3.56%
Saudi Arabia 5394  3.53%
Greece 5386  3.53%
fen 5249  3.44%
Japan 5248  3.44%
Brazil 5152  3.38%
Spain 5133  3.36%
Hungary 5036  3.30%