Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 370138 search inquires.

Selected title: Euro
Explanation: Monetary unit adopted by 12 European Union (EU) countries on 1 Jan. 2002 - Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Monetary control was to move to the European Central Bank (ECB), which would set a single interest rate for the 11 countries. The three other members of the EU Denmark, Sweden and the U.K. were not adopting the euro, at least for the time being. The euro entered full circulation in the middle of 2002

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 title you were looking for, or if you know a title 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$ 13950  10.10%
NUr$ 13950  10.10%
GS 12255  8.88%
SKr 10498  7.60%
Ptas 9472  6.86%
RO 9006  6.52%
Euro 5404  3.91%
FKr 5338  3.87%
CFA Franc 5270  3.82%
Mexico 5171  3.75%
Czechoslovakia 5023  3.64%
Fmk 4934  3.57%
Continental dollars 4885  3.54%
Saudi Arabia 4852  3.51%
Greece 4833  3.50%
Japan 4710  3.41%
fen 4704  3.41%
Brazil 4623  3.35%
Spain 4604  3.33%
Hungary 4533  3.28%