List of circulating currencies

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Some currencies, such as the Nagorno-Karabakh dram, are not used in day-to-day commerce, but are legal tender.

This list contains the 180 current official or de facto currencies of the 193 United Nations (UN) member states, two UN observer states, nine partially recognized or unrecognized states (in bold), and 33 dependencies (in italics). Only dependencies and unrecognized countries that use a currency other than that of the sovereign state that administers them or has de jure jurisdiction over them are listed here. Currencies used in places of extraterritoriality like the United Nations or the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and scrips used by private entities are not under the purview of this list.

A currency is a unit of exchange and hence a kind of money and medium of exchange. Currency includes paper, cotton, or polymer banknotes and metal coins. Countries generally have a monopoly on the issuing of currency, although some countries share currencies with other countries. Today, currencies are the dominant medium of exchange. Different countries may use the same term to refer to their respective currencies, even though the currencies may have little else to do with each other. In some countries, the currencies used vary regionally. For example, four currencies circulate in the partially recognized state of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, which claims the territory of Western Sahara. Some currencies, such as the Nagorno-Karabakh dram, are not used in day-to-day commerce, but are legal tender.

List of circulating currencies by country or territory[edit]

Country or territory[1] Currency[1][2] Sign[3] ISO code[2] Fractional unit Number to basic
 Abkhazia Abkhazian apsar[A] (none) (none) (none) (none)
Russian ruble р. RUB Kopek 100
 Afghanistan Afghan afghani ؋ AFN Pul 100
 Akrotiri and Dhekelia Euro EUR Cent 100
 Albania Albanian lek L ALL Qindarkë 100
 Alderney Alderney pound[A] £ (none) Penny 100
British pound[C] £ GBP Penny 100
Guernsey pound £ GGP[B] Penny 100
 Algeria Algerian dinar د.ج DZD Santeem 100
 Andorra Euro EUR Cent 100
 Angola Angolan kwanza Kz AOA Cêntimo 100
 Anguilla East Caribbean dollar $ XCD Cent 100
 Antigua and Barbuda East Caribbean dollar $ XCD Cent 100
 Argentina Argentine peso $ ARS Centavo 100
 Armenia Armenian dram Armenian dram sign.svg AMD Luma 100
 Aruba Aruban florin ƒ AWG Cent 100
United Kingdom Ascension Island Ascension pound[A] £ (none) Penny 100
Saint Helena pound £ SHP Penny 100
 Australia Australian dollar $ AUD Cent 100
 Austria Euro EUR Cent 100
 Azerbaijan Azerbaijani manat Azeri manat symbol.svg AZN Qəpik 100
 Bahamas, The Bahamian dollar $ BSD Cent 100
 Bahrain Bahraini dinar .د.ب BHD Fils 1,000
 Bangladesh Bangladeshi taka BDT Paisa 100
 Barbados Barbadian dollar $ BBD Cent 100
 Belarus Belarusian ruble Br BYR Kapyeyka 100
 Belgium Euro EUR Cent 100
 Belize Belize dollar $ BZD Cent 100
 Benin West African CFA franc Fr XOF Centime 100
 Bermuda Bermudian dollar $ BMD Cent 100
 Bhutan Bhutanese ngultrum Nu. BTN Chetrum 100
Indian rupee INR INR Paisa 100
 Bolivia Bolivian boliviano Bs. BOB Centavo 100
 Bonaire United States dollar $ USD Cent 100
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark KM or КМ BAM Fening 100
 Botswana Botswana pula P BWP Thebe 100
 Brazil Brazilian real R$ BRL Centavo 100
 British Indian Ocean Territory United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands dollar[A] $ (none) Cent 100
United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 Brunei Brunei dollar $ BND Sen 100
Singapore dollar $ SGD Cent 100
 Bulgaria Bulgarian lev лв BGN Stotinka 100
 Burkina Faso West African CFA franc Fr XOF Centime 100
 Burma Burmese kyat Ks MMK Pya 100
 Burundi Burundian franc Fr BIF Centime 100
 Cambodia Cambodian riel KHR Sen 100
United States dollar $ USD Cent 100
 Cameroon Central African CFA franc Fr XAF Centime 100
 Canada Canadian dollar $ CAD Cent 100
 Cape Verde Cape Verdean escudo Esc or $ CVE Centavo 100
 Cayman Islands Cayman Islands dollar $ KYD Cent 100
 Central African Republic Central African CFA franc Fr XAF Centime 100
 Chad Central African CFA franc Fr XAF Centime 100
 Chile Chilean peso $ CLP Centavo 100
 China, People's Republic of Chinese yuan ¥ or 元 CNY Fen[E] 100
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australian dollar $ AUD Cent 100
 Colombia Colombian peso $ COP Centavo 100
 Comoros Comorian franc Fr KMF Centime 100
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congolese franc Fr CDF Centime 100
 Congo, Republic of the Central African CFA franc Fr XAF Centime 100
 Cook Islands New Zealand dollar $ NZD Cent 100
Cook Islands dollar $ (none) Cent 100
 Costa Rica Costa Rican colón CRC Céntimo 100
 Côte d'Ivoire West African CFA franc Fr XOF Centime 100
 Croatia Croatian kuna kn HRK Lipa 100
 Cuba Cuban convertible peso $ CUC Centavo 100
Cuban peso $ CUP Centavo 100
 Curaçao Netherlands Antillean guilder ƒ ANG Cent 100
 Cyprus Euro EUR Cent 100
 Czech Republic Czech koruna CZK Haléř 100
 Denmark Danish krone kr DKK Øre 100
 Djibouti Djiboutian franc Fr DJF Centime 100
 Dominica East Caribbean dollar $ XCD Cent 100
 Dominican Republic Dominican peso $ DOP Centavo 100
 East Timor United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
Centavo[N]
 Ecuador United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
Centavo[N]
 Egypt Egyptian pound £ or ج.م EGP Piastre[F] 100
 El Salvador United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 Equatorial Guinea Central African CFA franc Fr XAF Centime 100
 Eritrea Eritrean nakfa Nfk ERN Cent 100
 Estonia Euro EUR Cent 100
 Ethiopia Ethiopian birr Br ETB Santim 100
 Falkland Islands Falkland Islands pound £ FKP Penny 100
 Faroe Islands Danish krone kr DKK Øre 100
Faroese króna kr (none) Oyra 100
 Fiji Fijian dollar $ FJD Cent 100
 Finland Euro EUR Cent 100
 France Euro EUR Cent 100
 French Polynesia CFP franc Fr XPF Centime 100
 Gabon Central African CFA franc Fr XAF Centime 100
 Gambia, The Gambian dalasi D GMD Butut 100
 Georgia Georgian lari GEL Tetri 100
 Germany Euro EUR Cent 100
 Ghana Ghana cedi GHS Pesewa 100
 Gibraltar Gibraltar pound £ GIP Penny 100
 Greece Euro EUR Cent 100
 Grenada East Caribbean dollar $ XCD Cent 100
 Guatemala Guatemalan quetzal Q GTQ Centavo 100
 Guernsey British pound[C] £ GBP Penny 100
Guernsey pound £ (none) Penny 100
 Guinea Guinean franc Fr GNF Centime 100
 Guinea-Bissau West African CFA franc Fr XOF Centime 100
 Guyana Guyanese dollar $ GYD Cent 100
 Haiti Haitian gourde G HTG Centime 100
 Honduras Honduran lempira L HNL Centavo 100
 Hong Kong Hong Kong dollar $ HKD Cent 100
 Hungary Hungarian forint Ft HUF Fillér 100
 Iceland Icelandic króna kr ISK Eyrir 100
 India Indian rupee INR Paisa 100
 Indonesia Indonesian rupiah Rp IDR Sen 100
 Iran Iranian rial IRR Dinar 100
 Iraq Iraqi dinar ع.د IQD Fils 1,000
 Ireland Euro EUR Cent 100
 Isle of Man British pound[C] £ GBP Penny 100
Manx pound £ IMP[B] Penny 100
 Israel Israeli new shekel ILS Agora 100
 Italy Euro EUR Cent 100
 Jamaica Jamaican dollar $ JMD Cent 100
 Japan Japanese yen ¥ JPY Sen[G] 100
 Jersey British pound[C] £ GBP Penny 100
Jersey pound £ JEP[B] Penny 100
 Jordan Jordanian dinar د.ا JOD Piastre[H] 100
 Kazakhstan Kazakhstani tenge KZT Tïın 100
 Kenya Kenyan shilling Sh KES Cent 100
 Kiribati Australian dollar $ AUD Cent 100
Kiribati dollar[A] $ (none) Cent 100
 Korea, North North Korean won KPW Chon 100
 Korea, South South Korean won KRW Jeon 100
 Kosovo Euro EUR Cent 100
 Kuwait Kuwaiti dinar د.ك KWD Fils 1,000
 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstani som лв KGS Tyiyn 100
 Laos Lao kip LAK Att 100
 Latvia Euro EUR Cent 100
 Lebanon Lebanese pound ل.ل LBP Piastre 100
 Lesotho Lesotho loti L LSL Sente 100
South African rand R ZAR Cent 100
 Liberia Liberian dollar $ LRD Cent 100
 Libya Libyan dinar ل.د LYD Dirham 1,000
 Liechtenstein Swiss franc Fr CHF Rappen 100
 Lithuania Lithuanian litas Lt LTL Centas 100
 Luxembourg Euro EUR Cent 100
 Macau Macanese pataca P MOP Avo 100
 Macedonia, Republic of Macedonian denar ден MKD Deni 100
 Madagascar Malagasy ariary Ar MGA Iraimbilanja 5
 Malawi Malawian kwacha MK MWK Tambala 100
 Malaysia Malaysian ringgit RM MYR Sen 100
 Maldives Maldivian rufiyaa MVR Laari 100
 Mali West African CFA franc Fr XOF Centime 100
 Malta Euro EUR Cent 100
 Marshall Islands United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 Mauritania Mauritanian ouguiya UM MRO Khoums 5
 Mauritius Mauritian rupee MUR Cent 100
 Mexico Mexican peso $ MXN Centavo 100
 Micronesia Micronesian dollar[A] $ (none) Cent 100
United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 Moldova Moldovan leu L MDL Ban 100
 Monaco Euro EUR Cent 100
 Mongolia Mongolian tögrög MNT Möngö 100
 Montenegro Euro EUR Cent 100
 Montserrat East Caribbean dollar $ XCD Cent 100
 Morocco Moroccan dirham د.م. MAD Centime 100
 Mozambique Mozambican metical MT MZN Centavo 100
 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Armenian dram Armenian dram sign.svg AMD Luma 100
Nagorno-Karabakh dram[A] դր. (none) Luma 100
 Namibia Namibian dollar $ NAD Cent 100
South African rand R ZAR Cent 100
 Nauru Australian dollar $ AUD Cent 100
Nauruan dollar[A] $ (none) Cent 100
   Nepal Nepalese rupee NPR Paisa 100
 Netherlands Euro[I] EUR Cent 100
 New Caledonia CFP franc Fr XPF Centime 100
 New Zealand New Zealand dollar $ NZD Cent 100
 Nicaragua Nicaraguan córdoba C$ NIO Centavo 100
 Niger West African CFA franc Fr XOF Centime 100
 Nigeria Nigerian naira NGN Kobo 100
 Niue New Zealand dollar $ NZD Cent 100
Niue dollar[A] $ (none) Cent 100
 Northern Cyprus Turkish lira Turkish lira symbol black.svg TRY Kuruş 100
 Norway Norwegian krone kr NOK Øre 100
 Oman Omani rial ر.ع. OMR Baisa 1,000
 Pakistan Pakistani rupee PKR Paisa 100
 Palau Palauan dollar[A] $ (none) Cent 100
United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 Palestine Israeli new shekel ILS Agora 100
Jordanian dinar د.ا JOD Piastre[H] 100
 Panama Panamanian balboa B/. PAB Centésimo 100
United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinean kina K PGK Toea 100
 Paraguay Paraguayan guaraní PYG Céntimo 100
 Peru Peruvian nuevo sol S/. PEN Céntimo 100
 Philippines Philippine peso PHP Centavo 100
 Pitcairn Islands New Zealand dollar $ NZD Cent 100
Pitcairn Islands dollar[A] $ (none) Cent 100
 Poland Polish złoty PLN Grosz 100
 Portugal Euro EUR Cent 100
 Qatar Qatari riyal ر.ق QAR Dirham 100
 Romania Romanian leu lei RON Ban 100
 Russia Russian ruble Ruble sign.svg RUB Kopek 100
 Rwanda Rwandan franc Fr RWF Centime 100
 Saba United States dollar $ USD Cent 100
 Sahrawi Republic Algerian dinar د.ج DZD Santeem 100
Mauritanian ouguiya UM MRO Khoums 5
Moroccan dirham د. م. MAD Centime 100
Sahrawi peseta[J] Ptas (none) Centime 100
 Saint Helena Saint Helena pound £ SHP Penny 100
 Saint Kitts and Nevis East Caribbean dollar $ XCD Cent 100
 Saint Lucia East Caribbean dollar $ XCD Cent 100
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines East Caribbean dollar $ XCD Cent 100
 Samoa Samoan tālā T WST Sene 100
 San Marino Euro EUR Cent 100
 São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe dobra Db STD Cêntimo 100
 Saudi Arabia Saudi riyal ر.س SAR Halala 100
 Senegal West African CFA franc Fr XOF Centime 100
 Serbia Serbian dinar дин. or din. RSD Para 100
 Seychelles Seychellois rupee SCR Cent 100
 Sierra Leone Sierra Leonean leone Le SLL Cent 100
 Singapore Brunei dollar $ BND Sen 100
Singapore dollar $ SGD Cent 100
 Sint Eustatius United States dollar $ USD Cent 100
 Sint Maarten Netherlands Antillean guilder ƒ ANG Cent 100
 Slovakia Euro EUR Cent 100
 Slovenia Euro EUR Cent 100
 Solomon Islands Solomon Islands dollar $ SBD Cent 100
 Somalia Somali shilling Sh SOS Cent 100
 Somaliland Somaliland shilling Sh (none) Cent 100
 South Africa South African rand R ZAR Cent 100
 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands British pound £ GBP Penny 100
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands pound[A] £ (none) Penny 100
 South Ossetia Russian ruble р. RUB Kopek 100
 Spain Euro EUR Cent 100
 South Sudan South Sudanese pound £ SSP Piastre 100
 Sri Lanka Sri Lankan rupee Rs or රු LKR Cent 100
 Sudan Sudanese pound £ SDG Piastre 100
 Suriname Surinamese dollar $ SRD Cent 100
 Swaziland Swazi lilangeni L SZL Cent 100
 Sweden Swedish krona kr SEK Öre 100
  Switzerland Swiss franc Fr CHF Rappen[K] 100
 Syria Syrian pound £ or ل.س SYP Piastre 100
 Taiwan New Taiwan dollar $ TWD Cent 100
 Tajikistan Tajikistani somoni ЅМ TJS Diram 100
 Tanzania Tanzanian shilling Sh TZS Cent 100
 Thailand Thai baht ฿ THB Satang 100
 Togo West African CFA franc Fr XOF Centime 100
 Tonga Tongan paʻanga T$ TOP Seniti[L] 100
 Transnistria Transnistrian ruble р. PRB[B] Kopek 100
 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago dollar $ TTD Cent 100
 Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena pound £ SHP Penny 100
Tristan da Cunha pound[A] £ (none) Penny 100
 Tunisia Tunisian dinar د.ت TND Millime 1,000
 Turkey Turkish lira Turkish lira symbol black.svg TRY Kuruş 100
 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan manat m TMT Tennesi 100
 Turks and Caicos Islands United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 Tuvalu Australian dollar $ AUD Cent 100
Tuvaluan dollar $ (none) Cent 100
 Uganda Ugandan shilling Sh UGX Cent 100
 Ukraine Ukrainian hryvnia UAH Kopiyka 100
 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates dirham د.إ AED Fils 100
 United Kingdom British pound[C] £ GBP Penny 100
 United States United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100
 Uruguay Uruguayan peso $ UYU Centésimo 100
 Uzbekistan Uzbekistani som лв UZS Tiyin 100
 Vanuatu Vanuatu vatu Vt VUV (none) (none)
  Vatican City Euro EUR Cent 100
 Venezuela Venezuelan bolívar Bs F VEF Céntimo 100
 Vietnam Vietnamese đồng VND Hào[M] 10
 Wallis and Futuna CFP franc Fr XPF Centime 100
 Yemen Yemeni rial YER Fils 100
 Zambia Zambian kwacha ZK ZMW Ngwee 100
 Zimbabwe Botswana pula P BWP Thebe 100
British pound[C] £ GBP Penny 100
Euro EUR Cent 100
South African rand R ZAR Cent 100
United States dollar $ USD Cent[D] 100

Notes[edit]

A This currency is not used in day-to-day commerce, but is legal tender. It is minted and/or printed as commemorative banknotes and/or coinage.
B Currency code unrecognized by ISO 4217 but used commercially.
C British banknotes are issued by the Bank of England and by some banks in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Laws on legal tender vary between various jurisdictions.[4]
D One cent equals ten mills (also spelled “mil” and “mille”), and (for the United States dollar) ten cents equal one dime.[5]
E One jiao equals ten fen.
F One piastre equals ten millimes.
G One sen equals ten rin.
H One piastre equals ten fils and one dirham equals 10 piastres.
I Although part of the Netherlands, the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba do not use the euro, they use the United States dollar. They are listed separately.
J Four currencies circulate in the partially recognized state of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, which claims the territory of Western Sahara. The Moroccan dirham is used in the Moroccan-administered part of the territory and the Sahrawi peseta is the commemorative currency of the Sahrawi Republic. Additionally, some de facto currencies circulate in the territory: the Algerian dinar is used in Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf and the Mauritanian ouguiya is used in Lagouira, which is under Mauritanian administration.
K Rappen is German; in French it is centime; in Italian it is centesimo.
L One hundred Tongan paʻanga equal one hau.
M One hào equals ten xu.
N Local coins are also used for this fractional denomination. See the link on the name for details.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Field Listing: Exchange Rates". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 2013-12-06. 
  2. ^ a b "Current currency & funds code list". Swiss Association for Standardization. Retrieved 2013-12-06. 
  3. ^ Antweiler, Werner (2006). "Currencies of the World". University of British Columbia. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  4. ^ "Banknotes". Bank of England. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  5. ^ "The Coinage Act of 1792". Retrieved 2006-12-05. 

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