Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 149179 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$ 6430  10.98%
NUr$ 6430  10.98%
SKr 5432  9.28%
RO 4259  7.28%
Ptas 3544  6.05%
CFA Franc 2565  4.38%
Euro 2518  4.30%
FKr 2461  4.20%
Fmk 2405  4.11%
Czechoslovakia 2331  3.98%
Saudi Arabia 2231  3.81%
Mexico 2143  3.66%
Greece 2052  3.51%
Continental dollars 2007  3.43%
Spain 1998  3.41%
Hungary 1984  3.39%
Republic of China 1966  3.36%
Brazil 1954  3.34%
gilder 1949  3.33%
Japan 1824  3.12%