Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 301279 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$ 11944  10.51%
NUr$ 11944  10.51%
SKr 9308  8.19%
RO 8259  7.27%
Ptas 8093  7.12%
Euro 4821  4.24%
FKr 4752  4.18%
CFA Franc 4683  4.12%
Czechoslovakia 4465  3.93%
Mexico 4435  3.90%
Fmk 4346  3.83%
Continental dollars 4298  3.78%
Greece 4265  3.75%
Saudi Arabia 4260  3.75%
Brazil 4058  3.57%
Spain 4018  3.54%
Japan 3961  3.49%
Hungary 3954  3.48%
Republic of China 3875  3.41%
gilder 3855  3.39%