Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 212627 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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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