Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 148705 search inquires.

Selected term: Spain
Explanation: Official name: Kingdom of Spain. Monetary unit: 1 peseta (Pta plural Ptas) = 100 céntimos. The Euro was launched on January 1, 1999 and became the sole legal tender on January 1, 2002. The fixed rate of exchange is 166.386 peseta to 1 Euro. Current Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents

A currency is a unit of exchange and hence a kind of money and medium of exchange. Currency includes paper banknotes and metal coins, which today are the dominant means of exchange. If you could not find the term you were looking for, or if you know a term which is not included in the Dictionary, please help us improve this service by reporting your findings.

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 6408  10.98%
NUr$ 6408  10.98%
SKr 5417  9.28%
RO 4245  7.28%
Ptas 3531  6.05%
CFA Franc 2562  4.39%
Euro 2512  4.31%
FKr 2457  4.21%
Fmk 2399  4.11%
Czechoslovakia 2329  3.99%
Saudi Arabia 2227  3.82%
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%