Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 295925 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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Euro 4763  4.25%
FKr 4707  4.20%
CFA Franc 4635  4.13%
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Mexico 4384  3.91%
Fmk 4296  3.83%
Continental dollars 4259  3.80%
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Greece 4207  3.75%
Brazil 4009  3.58%
Spain 3968  3.54%
Hungary 3902  3.48%
Japan 3870  3.45%
Republic of China 3834  3.42%
gilder 3807  3.40%