Most Complete List of World Currency Names in Circulation

List of Names of World Currencies – Currency is a unit of value as a means of payment in the form of money that is accepted and applies as a legal means of payment and conducts economic transactions in a country. Each country has a different unit of currency value. World currencies include banknotes and coins issued by a country’s central bank or financial authority which acts as the sole supplier and monitors the circulation of money in the prevailing economic system in the world.

Currency is used in an open economy to facilitate economic transactions which include transactions between residents within a country, as well as transactions between residents of different countries. In transactions between countries, the currency used is mutually agreed upon by the countries involved. The use of a common currency is generally carried out in international trade for the purpose of exporting and importing goods and services.

List of World Currencies by Country or Region

This list contains 180 world currencies that are recognized as legal tender in United Nations (UN) member countries, UN observer countries, non-recognized or limited recognition countries, and their dependencies. Dependencies and unrecognized countries are listed here only if another currency used in their region differs from that of a country that governs them or has jurisdiction over them.

A currency is a type of money and a medium of exchange. World currencies include paper, cotton or polymer notes and metal coins. Generally, countries have a monopoly over the issuance of currency, although some countries share currencies with others. For the purposes of this list, only currencies that are legal tender, including world currencies used in actual trading or issued for commemorative purposes, are considered “currencies in circulation”.

Every currency in the world has exchange rate capabilities. This ability indicates the rate of exchange of a country’s currency into another country’s currency. In general, there are two types of world currencies based on exchange rate capabilities, namely strong currencies and weak currencies.

State or Territory Currency Symbol ISO code Fractional Units Base Number
 Abkhazia Abkhaz Apsar ( none ) ( none ) ( none ) ( none )
Russian ruble RUB Kopek 100
 Afghanistan Afghan Afghani ؋ AFN Pul 100
 south Africa South African Rands R ZAR Mon 100
 Central African Republic Central African CFA Franc Fr XAF centime 100
 Akrotiri and Dhekelia Euro EUR Mon 100
 Albania Albanian Lek L ALL Qindarke 100
 Alderney Alderney Pounds £ ( none ) Penny 100
British pound £ GBP Penny 100
Guernsey pound £ GGP Penny 100
 Algeria Algerian Dinar د. ج DZD Santeem 100
 United States of America United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Andorra Euro EUR Mon 100
 Angola Angolan kwanza Kz AOA Centimo 100
 Anguilla East Caribbean Dollar $ XCD Mon 100
 Antigua and Barbuda East Caribbean Dollar $ XCD Mon 100
 Saudi Arabia Saudi riyals ر. س search and rescue Halala 100
 Argentina Argentine pesos $ ARS Centavo 100
 Armenian Armenian Dram amd Luma 100
 Artsakh Republic Armenian Dram amd Luma 100
Artsakh drama դր. ( none ) Luma 100
 Aruba Florin Aruban ƒ AWG Mon 100
Ascension Island Ascension pound £ ( none ) Penny 100
Saint Helena pound £ SHP Penny 100
 Australia Australian Dollar $ AUD Mon 100
 Austria Euro EUR Mon 100
 Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Manat AZN Qəpik 100
 Bahamas Bahamian Dollar $ BSD Mon 100
 Bahrain Bahraini dinars .د. ب BHD Philosophy 1000
 Bangladesh Bangladeshi taka BDT Paisa 100
 Barbados Barbados Dollar $ BBD Mon 100
 Dutch Euro EUR Mon 100
 Belarus Belarusian ruble Brother BYN Kapyeyka 100
 Belgium Euro EUR Mon 100
 Belize Belizean dollar $ BZD Mon 100
 Benin West African CFA Franc Fr XOF centime 100
 Bermudas Bermuda Dollar $ BMD Mon 100
 Bhutan Bhutanese Ngultrum Nu. BTN Chetrum 100
Indian rupees INR Paisa 100
 Bolivia Boliviano Bolivia Bs. BOB Centavo 100
 Bonaire United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible landmark KM or КМ BAM Fening 100
 Botswana Botswana Island P BWP Thebes 100
 Brazil Brazilian reals R$ BRL Centavo 100
 great Britain British pound £ GBP Penny 100
 Brunei Brunei dollar $ BND Mon 100
Singapore dollar $ SGD Mon 100
 Bulgaria Bulgarian Lev лв BGN Stotinka 100
 Burkina Faso West African CFA Franc Fr XOF centime 100
 Burundi Burundi franc Fr BIF centime 100
 Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Dollar $ KYD Mon 100
 Czech Republic Czech Koruna CZK Haléř 100
 Chad Central African CFA Franc Fr XAF centime 100
 Chile Chilean pesos $ CLP Centavo 100
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australian Dollar $ AUD Mon 100
 Cook Islands New Zealand Dollar $ NZD Mon 100
Cook Islands Dollar $ ( none ) Mon 100
 Curaçao Netherlands Antillean Guilder ƒ ANG Mon 100
 Denmark Danish krone cr DKK Øre 100
 Djibouti Djiboutian Franc Fr DJF centime 100
 Dominica East Caribbean Dollar $ XCD Mon 100
 Dominican Republic Dominican peso $ HUBCAP Centavo 100
 Ecuador United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
( none ) ( none ) ( none ) Centavo ( United States Dollar )
 El Salvador United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Eritrea Eritrean Nakfa Nfk ERN Mon 100
 Estonia Euro EUR Mon 100
 Eswatini Lilangeni Eswatini L SZL Mon 100
 Ethiopia Ethiopian beer Brother ETB Santim 100
 Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Pound £ FKP Penny 100
 Faroe Islands Danish krone cr DKK Øre 100
Faroese crown cr ( none ) Oyra 100
 Fiji Fijian dollar $ FJD Mon 100
 Philippines Philippine pesos PHP Centavo 100
 Finland Euro EUR Mon 100
 Gabon Central African CFA Franc Fr XAF centime 100
 Gambia Gambian Dalasi D GMD Old 100
 Georgian Georgian Run GEL Tetris 100
 Ghana Ghanaian Cedis GHS tenant 100
 Gibraltar Gibraltar pound £ GIP Penny 100
 Grenada East Caribbean Dollar $ XCD Mon 100
 Guatemala Guatemalan Quetzals Q GTQ Centavo 100
 Guernsey British pound £ GBP Penny 100
Guernsey pound £ ( none ) Penny 100
 Guinea Guinean Franc Fr GNF centime 100
 Equatorial Guinea Central African CFA Franc Fr XAF centime 100
 Guinea-Bissau West African CFA Franc Fr XOF centime 100
 Guyana Guyanese Dollar $ GYD Mon 100
 Haiti Gourde Haiti G HTG centime 100
 Honduras Honduran Lempiras L HNL Centavo 100
 Hong Kong Hong Kong dollar $ HKD Mon 100
 Hungary Hungarian Forint Ft HUF Filler 100
 Iceland Icelandic króna cr UTI Eyrir 100
 India Indian rupees INR Paisa 100
 Indonesia Indonesian Rupiah Rp IDR Rupiah 1000
 Iran Iranian rials IRR Dinar 100
 Iraq Iraqi Dinar ع.د IQD Philosophy 1000
 Ireland Euro EUR Mon 100
 Isles of Man British pound £ GBP Penny 100
Manx pounds £ IMP Penny 100
 Israel Israeli new shekel ILS Agora 100
 Italy Euro EUR Mon 100
 Jamaica Jamaican Dollar $ JMD Mon 100
 Japan Japanese Yen ¥ JPY Mon 100
 German Euro EUR Mon 100
 jersey British pound £ GBP Penny 100
Jersey pounds £ JEP Penny 100
 New Caledonia CFP franc Fr XPF centime 100
 Cambodia Cambodian Riel KHR Mon 100
United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Cameroon Central African CFA Franc Fr XAF centime 100
 Canada Canadian Dollar $ CAD Mon 100
 Kazakhstan Tenge Kazakhstan KZT Tïın 100
 Kenya Kenyan shilling Sh KES Mon 100
 Kiribati Australian Dollar $ AUD Mon 100
Kiribati dollar $ ( none ) Mon 100
 Colombia Colombian pesos $ COP Centavo 100
 Comoros Comoran franc Fr KMF centime 100
 Congo, Democratic Republic Congo franc Fr CDF centime 100
 Congo, Republic Central African CFA Franc Fr XAF centime 100
 South Korea South Korean won KRW Jeon 100
 North Korea North Korean won KPW Chon 100
 Kosovo Euro EUR Mon 100
 Costa Rica Colón Costa Rica CRC Centimo 100
 Croatia Croatian kuna kn HRK Lipa 100
 Cuba Cuban convertible peso $ CUC Centavo 100
Cuban pesos $ CUP Centavo 100
 Kuwait Kuwaiti dinars د. ك KWD Philosophy 1000
 Kyrgyzstan Som Kyrgyzstan с KGS Tyiyn 100
 Laos Lao Kip LACQUER Att 100
 Latvia Euro EUR Mon 100
 Lebanese Lebanese pound ل. ل LBP Piastre 100
 Lesotho Lesotho loti L MSM Sente 100
South African Rands R ZAR Mon 100
 Liberia Liberian Dollar $ LRD Mon 100
 Libya Libyan dinar ل.د POIs Dirham 1000
 Liechtenstein Swiss Franc Fr CHF rappen 100
 Lithuania Euro EUR Mon 100
 Luxembourg Euro EUR Mon 100
 Madagascar Ariary Madagascar Ar MGA Iraimbilanja 5
 Macau Macanese Pataca P MOP Avo 100
 Macedonia, Republic Macedonian Denar ден MKD Deni 100
 Malawi Malawian kwachas MK MWK patch 100
 Malaysia Malaysian ringgit RM MYR Mon 100
 Maldives Rufiyaa Maldives .gmail MVR Laari 100
 Mali West African CFA Franc Fr XOF centime 100
 Malta Euro EUR Mon 100
 Marshall Islands United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Mauritania Mauritanian ouguiya UM MRO Khoums 5
 Mauritius Mauritian Rupee MUR Mon 100
 Mexico Mexican pesos $ MXN Centavo 100
 Egypt Egyptian pound £ or ج. م EGP Piastre 100
 Micronesia Micronesia Dollar $ ( none ) Mon 100
United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Moldova Moldovan leu L MDL Tire 100
  Monaco Euro EUR Mon 100
 Mongolia Tögrög Mongolia MNT Mongo 100
 Montenegro Euro EUR Mon 100
 Montserrat East Caribbean Dollar $ XCD Mon 100
 Morocco Moroccan Dirham د. م. MAD centime 100
 Mozambique Mozambican Meticals MT MZN Centavo 100
 Myanmar Burmese Kyats Ks MMK Pya 100
 Namibia Namibian Dollar $ NAD Mon 100
South African Rands R ZAR Mon 100
 Nauru Australian Dollar $ AUD Mon 100
Nauruan dollar $ ( none ) Mon 100
   Nepal Nepalese Rupee NPR Paisa 100
 Nicaragua Córdoba Nicaragua C$ NIO Centavo 100
 Nigeria West African CFA Franc Fr XOF centime 100
 Nigeria Nigerian Naira NGN Kobo 100
 Niue New Zealand Dollar $ NZD Mon 100
New Zealand dollar $ ( none ) Mon 100
 Norway Norwegian krone cr NOK Øre 100
 Oman Omani rial ر. ع. OMR Baisa 1000
 South Ossetia Russian ruble RUB Kopek 100
 Pakistan Pakistani Rupee PKR Paisa 100
 Palau Palau Dollar $ ( none ) Mon 100
United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Palestine Israeli new shekel ILS Agora 100
Jordanian Dinar د.ا JOD Piastre 100
 Panama Panamanian Balboas B/. PAB Centésimo 100
United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Ivory Coast West African CFA Franc Fr XOF centime 100
 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinean kina K PGK Toea 100
 Paraguay Guarani Paraguay PYG Centimo 100
 French Euro EUR Mon 100
 peruvian Peruvian Sol S/. PEN Centimo 100
 Pitcairn Islands New Zealand Dollar $ NZD Mon 100
Pitcairn Islands Dollar $ ( none ) Mon 100
 Poland Polish Zloty PLN Grosz 100
 French Polynesia CFP franc Fr XPF centime 100
 Portugal Euro EUR Mon 100
 Qatar Qatari riyals ر. ق QAR Dirham 100
 Romania Romanian leu lei RON Tire 100
 Russia Russian ruble RUB Kopek 100
 Rwanda Rwandan Franc Fr RWF centime 100
 Sabbath United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Sahrawi Republic Algerian Dinar د. ج DZD Santeem 100
Mauritanian ouguiya UM MRO Khoums 5
Moroccan Dirham د. م. MAD centime 100
Sahrawi’s Peseta ₧ or Ptas ( none ) centime 100
 Saint Helena Saint Helena pound £ SHP Penny 100
 Saint Kitts and Nevis East Caribbean Dollar $ XCD Mon 100
 Saint Lucia East Caribbean Dollar $ XCD Mon 100
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines East Caribbean Dollar $ XCD Mon 100
 Samoa Tala Samoan Q WST Sene 100
 British Indian Ocean Region United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
  San Marino Euro EUR Mon 100
 Sao Tomé and Principe Dobra Sao Tome and Principe Db STD Centimo 100
 New Zealand New Zealand Dollar $ NZD Mon 100
 Senegal West African CFA Franc Fr XOF centime 100
 Serbia Serbian Dinar дин. or din. RSD para 100
 Seychelles Seychelles rupee SCR Mon 100
 Sierra Leone Leone Sierra Leone Le SLL Mon 100
 Singapore Brunei dollar $ BND Mon 100
Singapore dollar $ SGD Mon 100
 Saint Eustatius United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Saint Maarten Netherlands Antillean Guilder ƒ ANG Mon 100
 Cyprus Euro EUR Mon 100
 North Cyprus Turkish lira TRY Thin 100
 Slovakia Euro EUR Mon 100
 Slovenia Euro EUR Mon 100
 Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Dollar $ SBD Mon 100
 Somalia Somali shilling Sh SAUCE Mon 100
 Somaliland Somaliland shilling sl ( none ) Mon 100
 South Sandwich Islands and South Georgia British pound £ GBP Penny 100
South Sandwich Islands Pound and South Georgia £ ( none ) Penny 100
 Spanish Euro EUR Mon 100
 Sri Lanka Sri Lankan rupees Rs or රු LKR Mon 100
 Sudan Sudanese pound ج. س. SDG Piastre 100
 South Sudan South Sudanese Pound £ SSP Piastre 100
 Syria Syrian pound £ or ل.س syp Piastre 100
 Suriname Surinamese Dollar $ SRD Mon 100
 Sweden Swedish krona cr SEC Ore 100
 Switzerland Swiss Franc Fr CHF rappen 100
 Taiwan New Taiwan Dollar $ TWD Mon 100
 Tajikistan Tajikistani Somoni ЅМ TJS Diram 100
 Cape Verde Cape Verdean Escudo Esc or $ CVE Centavo 100
 Tanzania Tanzanian shilling Sh TZS Mon 100
 Thailand Thai baht ฿ THB satang 100
 Timor Leste United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
( none ) ( none ) ( none ) Centavo ( none )
 China Chinese Yuan ¥ or 元 CNY Fen 100
 Togo West African CFA Franc Fr XOF centime 100
 Tonga Paʻanga Tong T$ TOP Art 100
 Transnistria Transnistrian ruble p. PRB Kopek 100
 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Dollar $ STD Mon 100
 Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena pound £ SHP Penny 100
Tristan da Cunha pounds £ ( none ) Penny 100
 Tunis Tunisian Dinar د. ت TND Millime 1000
 Turkey Turkish lira TRY Thin 100
 Turkmenistan Turkmen Manat m TMT Tennesi 100
 Turks and Caicos Islands United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Tuvalu Australian Dollar $ AUD Mon 100
Tuvaluan dollar $ TVD Mon 100
 Uganda Ugandan shilling Sh UGX Mon 100
 Ukraine Ukrainian hryvnia UAH Kopiyka 100
Russian ruble RUB Kopek 100
 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates dirhams د. إ AEDs Philosophy 100
 Uruguay Uruguayan pesos $ UYU Centésimo 100
 Uzbekistan Som Uzbekistan UZS Tiyin 100
 Vanuatu Vatu Vanuatu Vt VUV ( none ) ( none )
 VaticanCity Euro EUR Mon 100
 Venezuelan Bolívar Venezuela Bs VEF Centimo 100
 Vietnamese Vietnamese Dong VND Hào 10
 British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Dollar $ ( none ) Mon 100
United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
 Wallis and Futuna CFP franc Fr XPF centime 100
 Yemen Yemeni rial YER Philosophy 100
 Jordan Jordanian Dinar د.ا JOD Piastre 100
 Greece Euro EUR Mon 100
 Zambia Zambian kwacha ZK ZMW Ngwee 100
 Zimbabwe Botswana Island P BWP Thebes 100
British pound £ GBP Penny 100
Chinese Yuan ¥ or 元 CNY Fen 100
Euro EUR Mon 100
Indian rupees INR Paisa 100
Japanese Yen ¥ JPY Mon 100
South African Rands Rs ZAR Mon 100
United States Dollar $ USD Mon 100
( none ) ( none ) ( none ) Mon ( none )
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