Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 148690 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 The Mexican new peso was introduced on January 1, 1993. 1 new peso = 1,000 (old) peso; the (old) peso will be withdrawn at the beginning of 1995. 1 Mexican new peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos.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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CFA Franc 2562  4.39%
Euro 2512  4.31%
FKr 2457  4.21%
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Czechoslovakia 2329  3.99%
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Mexico 2137  3.66%
Greece 2050  3.51%
Continental dollars 2000  3.43%
Spain 1995  3.42%
Hungary 1981  3.40%
Republic of China 1965  3.37%
Brazil 1952  3.35%
gilder 1940  3.33%
Japan 1819  3.12%