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AED – The currency of the United Arab Emirates, UAE Dirham, it is subdivided into 100 fils.

AFN – The currency of Afghanistan, also known as Afgani, it is subdivided into 100 pul.

AMD – It is the currency of Armenia. It is called Armenian dram and it is subdivided into 100 luma. It was introduced in 1993.

ANG – It is the currency of Curacao and Sint Maarten (formerly part of the Netherland Antilles). It is called The Netherlands Antilles guilder and it is subdivided into 100 cents.

AOA – It is the currency of Angola. It is called Kwanza and it is subdivided into 100 centimos. It was introduced in 1977.

ARS – The currency of Argentina, called the Argentine peso. It consists of 100 centavos. It was introduced in 1983.

AWG – The currency of Aruba, called the Aruban florin. It is consisting of 100 cents and it was introduced in 1986.

AZN – The currency of Azerbaijan, called the Azerbaijani manat, it originates from the ancient roman word moneta. It consists of 100 qapic. New Manat was introduced in 2006.

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BAM – The currency of Bosnia and Hercegovina, called Bosnian Convertible mark, it consists of 100 pfennigs, it is established in 1995, by Dayton Agreement.

BBD – The currency of the Barbados, called the Barbadian dollar. It consists of 100 cents; it was introduced in 1935.

BGN – The currency of Bulgaria, called The Bulgarian lev. The name originates from ancient Bulgarian word for a lion. It consists of 100 stotinki and it was introduced in 1881.

BHD – The currency of Bahrain, called The Bahraini dinar. It consists of 1000 fils and is it presented with 3 decimal places, denoting the fills. It was introduced in 1965, to replace the Gulf rupee.

BIF – The currency of Burundi, called the Burundian franc. It consists of 100 centimes and it was introduced in 1964.

BMD – The currency of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda, called the Bermudian dollar. It is divided into 100 cents. It was introduced in 1970 and it is pegged to US dollar and both currencies are circulation in Bermuda on equally.

BND – The currency of the Sultanate of Brunei, called the Brunei dollar. It consists of 100 sen or cents. It was introduced at 1967.

BOB – The currency of Bolivia, called the Bolivian boliviano. It consists of 100 centavos. It was introduced in 1987.

BRL – The currency of Brazil, called the Brazilian real, that replaced previously used the Brazilian Cruzeiro. It consists of 100 centavos. Since 2016 it is on the 19th place of the most traded world’s currencies. It was introduced in 1994.

BSD – The currency of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Island, called the Bahamian dollar. It consists of 100 cents, and has the symbol B$, to be distinguished from other dollar currencies.

BTN – The currency of the Kingdom of Bhutan, called Bhutanese ngultrum. It consists of 100 chertum, it is pegged to Indian Rupee. It was established in 1974.

BWP – The currency of Botswana, called the Botswana pula, in Setswana Language pula means rain, as it is very rare in Africa. It consists of 100 thebe and it was introduced in 1976.

BYN – The currency of Belarus, called the Belarusian ruble. It consists of 100 kopecks. The new ruble was introduced in 2016. BZD- The currency of Belize, called the Belize dollar. It consists of 100 cents. It was introduced in 1983.

BZD – The currency of Belize, called the Belize dollar. It consists of 100 cents. It was introduced in 1983.

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CAD – The currency of Canada, called the Canadian dollar, it consists of 100 cents. It has a nick name Loonie, because of the Common Loon, the Great Northern Diver bird, that is on the 1 Canadian Dollar coin. It was introduced in 1858.

CDF – The currency of the Democratic Republic of Congo, called the Congolese franc. It consists of 100 centimes and it was introduced in 1912.

CHF – The currency of Switzerland and Liechtenstein, called the franc. It consists of 100 centime (centeso or rappen). It was introduced in 1798.

CLP – The currency of Chile, called the Chilean peso. It consists of 100 centavos but they are no longer in use The current Peso, has been introduced in 1975.

CNY – The currency of the People’s Republic of China, called the renminbi (referred to as the redback, by US press) or simply the Yuan. It is divided into 10 jiao and they are divided into 10 fen. It was introduced in 1949.

COP – The currency of Colombia, called The Colombian peso. It consists of 100 centavos and it has been the currency of Columbia since 1810.

CRC – The currency of Costa Rica, called the Costa Rican colon, named after the Christopher Columbus. It consists of 100 centimo and it was introduced in 1896.

CUP – The one of 2 official currencies of Cuba, called the Cuban Peso, the other one is called the Convertible peso. It consists of 100 centavos. From 1994, the Cuban Peso is in limited use as many business and retail stores use the Convertible Peso, that has 25 times more value from the National one.

CVE – The currency of Cape Verde, called the Cape Verde escudo. It consists of 100 centavos. It was introduced in 1914.

CZK – The currency of the Czech Republic, called the Czech koruna (or Czech Crown, as often referred in English). It consists of 100 halers. It was introduced 1993.

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DJF – The currency of Djibouti, called the Djiboutian franc. It was consisting of 100 centime and it has been introduced in 1949.

DKK – The currency of Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands, called the Danish krone. It consists of 100 kroner and it was established in 1875.

DOP – The currency of the Dominican Republic, called the Dominican peso. It consists of 100 centavos. The peso oro was first introduced in 1937.

DZD – The currency of the Algeria, it is called Algerian dinar. It is subdivided into 100 centimes and it was introduced in 1964.

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EGP – The currency of Egypt, called the Egyptian pound. It consists of 100 piastres or 1000 millemes. It was introduced in 1899.

ETB – The currency of Ethiopia, called the Ethiopian birr, in local dialect it means silver). It consists of 100 santims and it was introduced in 1976.

EUR – A single European currency, which officially replaced the national currencies of the EU member countries, that adopted it as their national currency.

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FJD – The currency of Fiji, called the Fijian dollar. It consists of 100 cents and it has been an official currency of the island since 1969.

FKP – The currency of the Falkland Islands, called the Falkland Island pound. It consists of 100 pennies and it was introduced in 1833.

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GBP – The currency of the United Kingdom, Isle of Man, Jersey, South Sandwich Islands, Guernsey, Tristan da Cunha and the British Antarctic Territory, called the pound sterling, or just the pound. It consists of 100 pennies. It is the 4th most traded currency in the world. It was introduced in 1797, by the Bank of England.

GEL – The currency of Georgia, called the Georgian lari. It consists of 100 tetri. It was introduced in 1995. GHS- The currency of Ghana, called the Ghanaian cedi. It consists of 100 pesawa and it was introduced on 1965.

GIP – The currency of Gibraltar, called the Gibraltar pound. It consists of 100 pennies. It was introduced in 1988. GMD- The currency of Gambia, called the Gambian dalasi. It consists of 100 bututs and it was introduced in 1971.

GNF – The currency of Guinea, called the Guinean franc. It consists of 100 centimes and it was introduced in 1959.

GTQ – The currency of Guatemala, called the Guatemalan quetzal. It was named after the Guatemalan national bird, called the resplendent bird (a beautiful bird with colorful feathers) It was this bird’s tail feathers, that were used as currency, in Mayan culture. It consists of 100 centavos. It was introduced in 1925.

GYD – The currency of Guyana, called the Guyanese dollar. It consists of 100 cents and it is the national currency since 1839.

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HKD – The currency of Hong Kong, called the Hong Kong dollar. It consists of 100 cents. From April 2016, it is the 13th most traded world’s currency. It was established in 1845. HNL- The currency of Honduras, called the Honduran lempira, named after the 16th century ruler of the Lenca population, that bore that name. It consists of 100 centavos. It was introduced in 1931, replacing the peso.

HRK – The currency of Croatia, called the Croatian kuna, named after an animal, called kuna (that is a Croatian for marten), as marten pelts were used as currency in medieval trading. It consists of 100 lipa. It was introduced in 1994.

HTG – It is the currency of the Republic of Haiti, called the Haitian gourde. The name originates from gourde, that is a French term used for Spanish word gordo (from pesos gordos-known as hard pieces of eight, in English). It consists of 100 centimes. It was introduced in 1813, replacing the livre.

HUF – The currency of Hungary, called the Hungarian forint, named after the gold coins, called fiorino d’oro, that were minted by Florence, in medieval age. It consists of 100 fillers and it was introduced in 1946.

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IDR – The currency of Indonesia, called the Indonesian rupiah. It was named after the Sanskrit word for silver, rupyakam, and locals often use the term perak, for their currency. It consists of 100 sen. It was introduced in 1946.

ILS – The currency of Israel but as well used in Palestinian territories of West Bank and Gaza Strip, called the Israeli new shekel. It consists of 100 agora and it was introduced in 1986.

IMP – The currency of Isle of Man, called the Manx pound. It consists of 100 pennies. It was introduced in 1865.

INR – The currency of India, called the Indian rupee. It consists of 100 paisa. India was one of the countries that issued coins, in the world, dating from 6th century BC. New decimal series of Rupee were introduced in 1957.

IQD – The currency of Iraq, called the Iraqi dinar. It consists of 1000 fils. Before it was introduced in 1932, Indian Rupee, served as the official currency since Britain’s invasion.

IRR – The currency of Iran, called the Iranian rial. It was first introduced in 1798, but in 1932 the currency was decimalized. Although Rial is the official currency, Iranians often use toman, to express the prices of goods and amounts of money.

ISK – The currency of Island, called the Islandic krona. It was introduced in 1922. After the Seychelles, Island is the 2nd smallest country in the world, to have its own monetary system.

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JEP – It is the currency of Jersey, called the Jersey pound. It consists of 100 pennies. It was introduced in 1834, to replace the Jersey Livre, that was circulating before.

JMD – It is the currency of Jamaica, called the Jamaican dollar. It consists of 100 cents and it was introduced in 1969.

JOD – It is the currency of Jordan, called the Jordanian Dinar. It consists of 1000 fulus, or 100 qirsh or piastres, or 10 dirhams. It was introduced in 1950.

JPY – The currency of Japan, called the Japanese yen. It is divided into 100 sen or 1000 rin. The name originates from the Japanese word, that literally means round, and the word was borrowed, from the Chinese word for silver rounds. The Chinese have traded silver and called them silver rounds, when Spanish and Mexican coins arrived, and Japanese just continued to use the same word. Yen is the 3rd most traded currency in the world. It was introduced in 1872, as the part of the modernization of the Japan’s monetary system.

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KES – The currency of Kenya, called the Kenyan shilling. It consists of 100 cents. It was introduced in 1966, to replace originally used East African shilling.

KGS – The currency of the Kyrgyz Republic, called the Kyrgyzstani som. It consists of 100 tyinyn. It was introduced in 1993, to replace the Soviet ruble. The word som ( sometimes translated as soum, means pure ,and it often refers to pure gold.

KHR – The currency of the Cambodia, called the Cambodian riel. It is said that the name originated from the Mekong river fish, but more likely is that it originates from Mexican real, that Chinese, Malay and Indian merchants, in Cambodia in 19th century. It was consisting of 100 sen and 10 kak, but they are no longer in use. The current riel was introduced in 1980.

KMF – The currency of Comoros, called the Comorian franc. It consists of 100 centimes, but they are not issued. The first Comorian franc was introduced in 1964, to replace the Malagasy franc.

KPW – The currency of North Korea, called the North Korean won and it is divided into 100 chon. It was introduced in 1947, to replace the Korean yen.

KRW – The currency of South Korea, called the South Korean won. It consists of 100 jeon, that in now days appears only in fx rates. It was introduced in 1962.

KWD – The currency of Kuwait, called the Kuwaiti dinar. It consists of 1000 fills. It was introduced in 1960, to replace the Gulf rupee. It is the highest valued currency in the world, as its value keep growing every year.

KYD – The currency of Cayman Islands, called the Cayman Islands dollar. It is divided into 100 cents. It was introduced in 1972, to replace Jamaican dollar.

KZT – The currency of Kazakhstan, called the Kazakhstani tenge. It consists of 100 tiyn and it was introduced in 1993.

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LAK – The currency of Laos, called the Lao kip. It was introduced in 1952, to replace the French Indochinese piestre. The currency was divided in 100 att, that are not in use anymore.

LBP – The currency of Lebanon, called the Lebanese pound. It was consisting of 100 piastres and it was introduced 1925.

LKR – The currency of Sri Lanka, called the Sri Lankan rupee. It consists of 100 cents. It was introduced in 1977. Looney – Slang for the Canadian Dollar.

LRD – The currency of Liberia, called the Liberian dollar. It consists of 100 cents. It was introduced firstly in 1847 and then in 1943.

LSL – The currency of Lesotho, called the Lesotho loti. It consists of 100 lisente (plural is called maloti). It was introduced in 1980, to replace to replace the South African Rand. LYD- The currency of Libya, called the Libyan dinar. It consists of 1000 dirham. It was introduced in 1971, to replace the Libyan pound.

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MAD – The currency of Morocco, called the Moroccan dirham. It consists of 100 centimes. It was introduced in 1882, and then reintroduced in 1960, to replace the franc.

MDL – The currency of Moldova, called the Moldovan leu. It consists of 100 bani. It was introduced in 1993, to replace the temporary cupon currency, used in the transition period, when the Soviet Union collapsed, and the independent republic of Moldova was in the creation process. The name originates from the Romanian for lion.

MGA – The currency of Madagascar, called the Malagasy ariary. It is divided into 5 iraimbilanja. Including Mauritanian ouguiya, it is the only 2 non decimal currently circulating currency. The name ariary originates from the name used for silver dollar and iriambilanja means one iron weight, and it was used for an old coin that was worth 1/5 of an ariary. It was introduced in 1961 but replaced the franc in 2005.

MKD – The currency of North Macedonia, called the Macedonian denar. It was introduced first in 1992, to establish the monetary independence of the Republic and then it was reformed in 1993.

MMK – The currency of Mynmar (Burma) called the Burmese kyat. It consists of 100 pyas. The name originates from ancient Burmese unit kyattha, that was equal to 16.3 grams of silver. The present kyat was introduced in 1952.

MNT – The currency of Mongolia, called the Mongolian togrog or tugrik. It was divided into 100 menge. The word means circle, referring to coin.

MOP – The currency of Macau, called the Macanese pataca. It constitutes of 100 avos. It was introduced in 1906.

MRU – The currency of Mauritania, called the Mauritanian ouguiya. It constitutes of 5 khoums. The current ouguiya was introduced in 2018.

MVR – The currency of Maldives, called the Maldivian rufiyaa. It constitutes of 100 laari. The name originates from Sanskrit word rupya, for silver. The rufiyaa was established in 1983.

MWK – The currency of Malawi, called the Malawian kwacha. It consists of 100 tambala. It was introduced in 1971, to replace the Malawian pound. The word originates from Chichewa for it has dawned and tembala means rooster. It was named tembala as the 100 roosters announce the dawn.

MXN – The currency of Mexico, called the Mexican peso. It consists of 100 centavos. Mexican peso is the most traded currency in Latin America, 3rd most traded currency in America and the 10th in the world. The word originates from peso that means weigh, that was referring to pesos oro (gold weights) or pesos plate (silver weights). New peso was introduced in 1993.

MYR – The currency of Malaysia, called the Malaysian ringgit. It constitutes of 100 sen, and it was introduced in 1993. Ringgit originates from the word for a term jagged, referring to serrated edges of silver.

MZN – The currency of Mozambique, called the Mozambican metical. It consists of 100 centavos. It originates from the word used for a unit of weight and gold dinar, used throughout Africa until 19th century. It was originally introduced in 1980 and then again in 2006 upon severe inflation.

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NAD – The currency of Namibia, called the Nabimian dollar. It is divided into 100 cents and it was introduced in 1993.

NGN – The currency of Nigeria, called the Nigerian naira. It is divided into 100 kobo and it was introduced in 1973 to replace the Nigerian pound.

NIO – The currency of Nicaragua, called the Nicaraguan cordoba. It consists of 100 centavos and it was introduced in 1912 to replace peso moneda corriente.

NOK – The currency of Norway and its dependent territories, called the Norwegian krone. The name translated from Norwegian means crown. It is consisting of 100 ore.

NPR – The currency of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, called the Nepalese rupee. It is subdivided into 100 paisa. It was introduced in 1932 to replace the Indian rupee.

NZD – The currency of New Zealand, called the New Zealand dollar. It consists of 100 cents and it was introduced in 1967, to replace the New Zealand pound. In the forex world it is called Kiwi or Kiwi dollar and it is amongst the 10 top traded world currencies.

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OMR – The currency of Oman, called the Omani rial. It consists of 1000 baisa. It was introduced in 1972.

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PEN – The currency of Peru, called the Peruvian sol. It consists of 100 centimos. The word originates from Spanish word for the sun. The Peruvian sol replaced the Peruvian inti, in 1991 and the word inti means the Sun God. The current sol was introduced in 1991.

PGK – The currency of Papua New Guinea, called the Papua New Guinean kina. It consists of 100 toea. The name kina originates from a Kuanuan word for pearl shell, that was used for trading in the past. It was introduced in 1975.

PHP – The currency of Philippines, called the Philippine peso. It is divided into 100 centavos/sentimos. It was firstly introduced in1898.

PKR – The currency of Pakistan, called the Pakistani rupee. It consists of 100 paisa and it was introduced in 1948.

PLN – The currency of Poland, called the Polish zloty. It consists of 100 groszy. Following the hyperinflation and the chaos that followed the WW1, the zloty was reintroduced as Poland’s currency in 1924.

PYG – The currency of Paraguay, called the Paraguayan guarani. It used to be divided into 100 centimos, but due to inflation, they are no longer used. It was introduced in 1944 and it is currently one of the least valued in Americas.

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QAR – The currency of the State of Qatar, called the Qatari riyal. It consists of 100 dirham and it was introduced in 1973.-

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RON – The currency of Romania, called the Romanian leu. It consists of 100 bani, the word used in Romanian for money. The word leu means lion and derives from the Dutch thaler. The first leu was introduced in 1867.

RSD – The currency of Serbia, called the Serbian dinar. It consists of 100 para and it was firstly introduced in 1214.

RUB – The currency of the Russian Federation, the two unrecognized republics of Donetsk and Luhansk and the two partially recognized republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. It consists of 100 kopeyka. It is the oldest national currency, after the British pound and the first decimal currency in the world, it has been in use since the 13th century .

RWF – The currency of Rwanda, called the Rwandan franc. It is divided into 100 centimes and it was introduced in 1964, when Rwanda gained independency from Belgium.

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SAR – The currency of Saudi Arabia, called the Saudi riyal. It consists of 100 halalas. Riyal was the national currency since the creation of Saudi Arabia, in 1932 and was one of the primary currencies in the Mediterranean.

SBD – The currency of Solomon Islands, called the Solomon Island dollars. It is divided into 100 cents and it is the national currency since 1977.

SCR – The currency of the Seychelles, called the Seychellois rupee and the locals calls it simply roupi. It consists of 100 cents. Seychelles are the smallest country that has its own currency, that was first introduced in 1968.

SDG – The currency of the Republic of Sudan, called the Sudanese pound and it consists of 100 qirsh or piastres. It was introduced in 1956, when Sudan become independent.

SEK – The currency of Sweden, called the Swedish krona, that was consisting of 100 ore. In 2010 all ore coins have been discontinued. The word krona means crown in Swedish. It was established in 1876, to replace riksdaler, that was the first Swedish coin.

SGD – The currency of Singapore, called the Singapore dollar, divided into 100 cents. Since 2016, the Singapore dollar is the 12th most traded currency in the world. It was introduced in 1967.

SHP – The currency of Saint Helena, Ascension and Atlantic Islands, called the Saint Helena pound. It consists of 100 pennies and it was introduced in 1984.

SLL – The currency of Sierra Leone, called the Sierra Leonean leone. It is divided into 100 cents and it was introduced in 1964 to replace the British West African pound.

SOS – The currency of Somalia, called the Somali shilling. It consists of 100 senti. It was introduced in 1983. SRD-The currency of Suriname, called the Surinamese dollar. It is divided into 100 cents and was introduced in 2004.

SRD – The currency of Suriname, called the Surinamese dollar. It is divided into 100 cents and was introduced in 2004.

SSP – The currency of the Republic of South Sudan, called the South Sudanese pound. It consists of 100 piaster and it was introduced in 2011.

Sterling – British pound, also known as cable.

STN – The currency of Sao Tine and Principe called the dobra. It consists of 100 centimos and it was introduced in 1977. The name dobra originates from Portuguese dobra, that is name used for a two-escudo or a 32 real gold coin.

Stocky – Market slang for Swedish Krona.

Swissy – Market slang for Swiss Franc

SYP – The currency of Syria, called the Syrian pound or lira. It consists of 100 piastre. It was firstly introduced in 1921.

SZL – The currency of Eswatini, called the Swazi lilangeni. It consists of 100 cents and it was introduced in 1974.

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THB – The currency of the Kingdom of Thailand, called Thai baht. It consists of 100 satang. It was pronounced the world’s best performing currency in 2018, as per Bloomberg and it is amongst the 10 most used world’s payment currency.

TJS – The currency of Tajikistan, called the Tajikistani somoni. It consists of 100 diram. The currency got its name after Ismail Samani that is considered the father of the nation. It was introduced in 2000.

TND – The currency of Tunisia, called the Tunisian dinar. It consists of 1000 milim or millime. The name originates from Roman denarius, that was used in ancient Carthage, that is modern Tunisia. It was introduced in 1960.

TMT – The currency of Turkmenistan, called the Turkmenistan manat. It was introduced in 1993 to replace the Russian ruble.

TOP – The currency of Tonga, called the Tongan pa’anga. It is divided into 100 seniti. It was introduced in 1967.The name of the currency originates from the name of the type of been, who’s seeds are used, strung together, as anklets, for the traditional kailao dance.

TRY – The currency of Turkey called the Turkish lira. It consists of 100 kurus. It was introduced in 1844.

TWD – The currency of the Republic of China used in the Taiwan Area, called the New Taiwan dollar. It consists of 10 dime and 100 cents and it was introduced in 1949 to replace the old one.

TZS – The currency of Tanzania, called the Tanzanian shilling. It is divided into 100 senti and it was introduced in 1966.

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UAH – The currency of Ukraine, called the Ukrainian hryvnia. It is consisting of 100 kopiyka, and it was introduced in 1966.The name originated from the word for measure of weight.

UGX – The currency of Uganda, called the Ugandan shilling. It was divided into 100 cents. It was introduced in 1966, to replace the East African shilling.

USD – The currency of the United States and its territories, called the United States It has the following subunits; ¼ quarter, 1/10 dime, 1/20 nickel or half dime, 1/100 cent or penny, 1/1000 mill. It is in use since 1792 and is often referred to as the greenback by traders.

UYU – The currency of Uruguay, called the Uruguayan peso. It was divided into 100 centimos and it was introduced in 1993.

UZS – The currency of Uzbekistan, called the Uzbekistani so’m, the name refers to pure, as pure gold. It is divided into 100 tiyin and it was reintroduced in 1994.

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VES – The currency of Venezuela, called the Venezuelan bolivar/ bolivar soberano It was named after the hero Simon Bolivar, who contributed the independence of Latin America, and it is divided into 100 centimo. It was introduced in 2018.

VND – The currency of Vietnam, called the Vietnamese do’ng, it was consisting of 100 xu and 10 hao, that are no longer in use. It is the national currency since 1978.

VUV – The currency of Vanuatu, called the Vanuatu vatu. It is introduced in 1981.

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WST – The currency of the Independent State of Samoa, called the Samoan tala. It consists of 100 sene. Tala means dollar in Samoan and it was introduced in 1967.

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XAF – The currency of Central Africa, Cameron, Chad, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic and Gabon. It is divided into 100 centime and it was established in 1945.

XAG – Currency exchange symbol for Silver. XAG/USD – the trading value for pure silver in international trading markets, the price of 1 Troy Ounce of Silver in US Dollars.

XAU – Currency exchange symbol for Gold. XAU/USD the trading value for pure gold in international trading markets, the price of 1 Troy Ounce of Gold in US Dollars.

XCD – The currency of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, since 1965, called the Eastern Caribbean dollar. It is divided into 100 cents.

XDR – Special drawing rights are the supplementary foreign exchange reserve assets defined and maintained by the IMF (International Monetary Fund).

XOF – The currency of eight independent states in West Africa, called the West African franc. It is divided into 100 centimes and it was introduced in 1945.

XPF – The currency used by four French overseas territories, called the Central Pacific franc. It was introduced in 1945.

XPT – Currency exchange symbol for Platinum. XPT/USD the trading value for pure gold in international trading markets, the price of 1 Troy Ounce of Platinum in US Dollars.

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YER – The currency of Yemen, called Yemeni rial. New coins were introduced in 1993.

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ZAR – The currency of South Africa, called the South African rand. It is consisting of 100 cents and it was introduced in 1961. The name rand originates from Witwatersrand, that means white waters, upon Johannesburg is built and where the most of gold, form South Africa’s gold deposits were found.

ZMW – The currency of Zambia called the Zambian kwacha. It consists of 100 ngwee. The word kwacha in the native language mean dawn and symbolizes the new dawn of freedom and ngwee stands for bright. The currency was introduced in 1968.