Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 262526 search inquires.

Selected title: Guinea
Explanation: Official name: Republic of Guinea. Monetary unit: Guinea franc. Syli (GS) replaced the Guinea franc on October 2, 1972 at a rate of 10 Guinea francs = 1 syli. 1 Guinean syli (GS) = 100 cauris. In January 1986 the Guinean syli (GS) was replaced at par by the Guinean franc (GF) and its value was depreciated by 92.5% in terms of foreign currency. Current Monetary unit: 1 Guinean franc (GF) = 100 cauris
Explanation: A money of account of the United Kingdom, equal to 21 shillings; formerly often used in quoting professional fees or expensive items. A gold coin of Great Britain issued from 1663 to 1813, valued in 1717 at 21 shillings

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NUr$ 10666  10.54%
NUr$ 10666  10.54%
SKr 8482  8.38%
RO 7599  7.51%
Ptas 7240  7.15%
Euro 4324  4.27%
FKr 4283  4.23%
CFA Franc 4205  4.16%
Czechoslovakia 3972  3.93%
Mexico 3901  3.86%
Fmk 3873  3.83%
Continental dollars 3773  3.73%
Saudi Arabia 3771  3.73%
Greece 3737  3.69%
Brazil 3572  3.53%
Spain 3515  3.47%
Hungary 3463  3.42%
Republic of China 3409  3.37%
gilder 3389  3.35%
Japan 3347  3.31%