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cur·ren·cy (kûrən-sē, kŭr-)
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n. pl. cur·ren·cies
1. Money in any form when in actual use as a medium of exchange, especially circulating paper money.
2. Transmission from person to person as a medium of exchange; circulation: coins now in currency.
3. General acceptance or use; prevalence: the currency of a slang term.
4. The state of being current; up-to-dateness: Can you check the currency of this address?

[From Middle English curraunt, in circulation; see CURRENT.]

CURRENCY TABLE: LISTED BY COUNTRY

CountryBasic Unit
Afghanistanafghani
Albanialek
Algeriadinar
Andorraeuro
Angolakwanza
Antigua and Barbudadollar
Argentinapeso
Armeniadram
Australiadollar
Austriaeuro
Azerbaijanmanat
Bahamasdollar
Bahraindinar
Bangladeshtaka
Barbadosdollar
Belarusrubel
Belgiumeuro
Belizedollar
Beninfranc
Bhutanngultrum
Boliviaboliviano
Bosnia and Herzegovinamarka
Botswanapula
Brazilreal
Bruneidollar
Bulgarialev
Burkina Fasofranc
Burundifranc
Cambodiariel
Cameroonfranc
Canadadollar
Cape Verdeescudo
Central African Republicfranc
Chadfranc
Chilepeso
Chinayuan
Colombiapeso
Comorosfranc
Congo (Dem. Rep. of)franc
Congo (Rep. of)franc
Costa Ricacolon
Côte d’lvoirefranc
Croatiakuna
Cubapeso
Cypruseuro
Czech Republickoruna
Denmarkkrone
Djiboutifranc
Dominicadollar
Dominican Republicpeso
East Timordollar
Ecuadordollar
Egyptpound
El Salvadordollar
Equatorial Guineafranc
Eritreanakfa
Estoniaeuro
Ethiopiabirr
Fijidollar
Finlandeuro
Franceeuro
Gabonfranc
Gambiadalasi
Georgialari
Germanyeuro
Ghanacedi
Greeceeuro
Grenadadollar
Guatemalaquetzal
Guineafranc
Guinea-Bissaufranc
Guyanadollar
Haitigourde
Honduraslempira
Hungaryforint
Icelandkrona
Indiarupee
Indonesiarupiah
Iranrial
Iraqdinar
Irelandeuro
Israelsheqel
Italyeuro
Jamaicadollar
Japanyen
Jordandinar
Kazakhstantenge
Kenyashilling
Kiribatidollar
Kosovoeuro
Kuwaitdinar
Kyrgyzstansom
Laoskip
Latviaeuro
Lebanonpound
Lesotholoti
Liberiadollar
Libyadinar
Liechtensteinfranc
Lithuaniaeuro
Luxembourgeuro
Macedoniadenar
Madagascarariary
Malawikwacha
Malaysiaringgit
Maldivesrufiyaa
Malifranc
Maltaeuro
Marshall Islandsdollar
Mauritaniaouguiya
Mauritiusrupee
Mexicopeso
Micronesiadollar
Moldovaleu
Monacoeuro
Mongoliatögrög
Montenegroeuro
Moroccodirham
Mozambiquemetical
Myanmarkyat
Namibiadollar
Naurudollar
Nepalrupee
Netherlandseuro
New Zealanddollar
Nicaraguacordoba
Nigerfranc
Nigerianaira
North Koreawon
Norwaykrone
Omanrial
Pakistanrupee
Palaudollar
Panamabalboa
Papua New Guineakina
Paraguayguarani
Perusol
Philippinespiso
Polandzloty
Portugaleuro
Qatarriyal
Romanialeu
Russiaruble
Rwandafranc
Saint Kitts and Nevisdollar
Saint Luciadollar
Saint Vincent and the Grenadinesdollar
Samoatala
San Marinoeuro
São Tomé and Príncipedobra
Saudi Arabiariyal
Senegalfranc
Serbiadinar
Seychellesrupee
Sierra Leoneleone
Singaporedollar
Slovakiaeuro
Sloveniaeuro
Solomon Islandsdollar
Somaliashilin
South Africarand
South Koreawon
South Sudanpound
Spaineuro
Sri Lankarupee
Sudanpound
Surinamedollar
Swazilandlilangeni
Swedenkrona
Switzerlandfranc
Syriapound
Taiwanyuan
Tajikistansomoni
Tanzaniashilling
Thailandbaht
Togofranc
Tongapa’anga
Trinidad and Tobagodollar
Tunisiadinar
Turkeylira
Turkmenistanmanat
Tuvaludollar
Ugandashilling
Ukrainehryvnia
United Arab Emiratesdirham
United Kingdompound
United Statesdollar
Uruguaypeso
Uzbekistansom
Vanuatuvatu
Vatican Cityeuro
Venezuelabolivar
Vietnamdong
Yemenrial
Zambiakwacha
Zimbabwedollar

CURRENCY TABLE: LISTED BY BASIC UNIT

Basic UnitCountry
afghaniAfghanistan
ariaryMadagascar
bahtThailand
balboaPanama
birrEthiopia
bolivarVenezuela
bolivianoBolivia
cediGhana
colonCosta Rica
cordobaNicaragua
dalasiGambia
denarMacedonia
dinarAlgeria
Bahrain
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Libya
Serbia
Tunisia
dirhamMorocco
United Arab Emirates
dobraSão Tomé and Príncipe
dollarAntigua and Barbuda
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Brunei
Canada
Dominica
East Timor
Ecuador
El Salvador
Fiji
Grenada
Guyana
Jamaica
Kiribati
Liberia
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Namibia
Nauru
New Zealand
Palau
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
United States
Zimbabwe
dongVietnam
dramArmenia
escudoCape Verde
euroAndorra
Austria
Belgium
Cyprus
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Kosovo
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
Portugal
San Marino
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Vatican City
forintHungary
francBenin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo (Dem. Rep. of)
Congo (Rep. of)
Côte d’lvoire
Djibouti
Equatorial Guinea
Gabon
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Liechtenstein
Mali
Niger
Rwanda
Senegal
Switzerland
Togo
gourdeHaiti
guaraniParaguay
hryvniaUkraine
kinaPapua New Guinea
kipLaos
korunaCzech Republic
kronaIceland
Sweden
kroneDenmark
Norway
kunaCroatia
kwachaMalawi
Zambia
kwanzaAngola
kyatMyanmar
lariGeorgia
lekAlbania
lempiraHonduras
leoneSierra Leone
leuMoldova
Romania
levBulgaria
lilangeniSwaziland
liraTurkey
lotiLesotho
manatAzerbaijan
Turkmenistan
markaBosnia and Herzegovina
meticalMozambique
nairaNigeria
nakfaEritrea
ngultrumBhutan
ouguiyaMauritania
pa’angaTonga
pesoArgentina
Chile
Colombia
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Mexico
Uruguay
pisoPhilippines
poundEgypt
Lebanon
South Sudan
Sudan
Syria
United Kingdom
pulaBotswana
quetzalGuatemala
randSouth Africa
realBrazil
rialIran
Oman
Yemen
rielCambodia
ringgitMalaysia
riyalQatar
Saudi Arabia
rubelBelarus
rubleRussia
rufiyaaMaldives
rupeeIndia
Mauritius
Nepal
Pakistan
Seychelles
Sri Lanka
rupiahIndonesia
sheqelIsrael
shilinSomalia
shillingKenya
Tanzania
Uganda
solPeru
somKyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
somoniTajikistan
takaBangladesh
talaSamoa
tengeKazakhstan
tögrögMongolia
vatuVanuatu
wonNorth Korea
South Korea
yenJapan
yuanChina
Taiwan
zlotyPoland


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