Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 340989 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$ 13302  10.64%
NUr$ 13302  10.64%
SKr 10124  8.10%
Ptas 8951  7.16%
RO 8794  7.03%
Euro 5219  4.17%
FKr 5152  4.12%
CFA Franc 5082  4.06%
Mexico 4988  3.99%
Czechoslovakia 4845  3.87%
Fmk 4751  3.80%
Continental dollars 4697  3.76%
Saudi Arabia 4660  3.73%
Greece 4655  3.72%
Japan 4521  3.62%
fen 4499  3.60%
Brazil 4439  3.55%
Spain 4422  3.54%
Hungary 4346  3.48%
Republic of China 4254  3.40%