Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 166066 search inquires.

Selected term: 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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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Greece 2297  3.50%
Continental dollars 2284  3.48%
Spain 2228  3.39%
Republic of China 2202  3.35%
Brazil 2195  3.34%
Hungary 2191  3.33%
gilder 2179  3.32%
Japan 2045  3.11%