Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 165727 search inquires.

Selected term: Greece
Explanation: Official name: Hellenic Republic. Monetary unit: 1 drachma (Dr) = 100 lepta. The Euro was launched on January 1, 1999 and became the sole legal tender on January 1, 2011. The fixed rate of exchange is 340.750 Greek Drachmas to 1 Euro. Current Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 7222  11.01%
NUr$ 7222  11.01%
SKr 6105  9.31%
RO 4926  7.51%
Ptas 4209  6.42%
CFA Franc 2804  4.27%
Euro 2791  4.25%
FKr 2670  4.07%
Fmk 2607  3.97%
Czechoslovakia 2591  3.95%
Saudi Arabia 2449  3.73%
Mexico 2393  3.65%
Greece 2293  3.50%
Continental dollars 2280  3.48%
Spain 2223  3.39%
Republic of China 2196  3.35%
Brazil 2190  3.34%
Hungary 2188  3.34%
gilder 2175  3.32%
Japan 2043  3.11%