The WORLDS COUNTRIES, NON-COUNTRIES, etc.

Total
(418)
Independent
Countries
(198)
• Territories or
Unrecognized Countries (
135)
• Former Countries (83),
Currency Unions CU (8)
•• Local Currency
Issues
(
35)
 
 Currency Used

Own
Notes

O Other
Countries
CU Currency Union
CU 1w/ID,  CU2 No ID
 Currency Used

Own
Notes
O Other
Countries
CU Currency Union
CU 1w/ID, CU2 No ID
   
  A
 
AFGHANISTAN (89)
Albania (210)
Algeria (23)

CU2

Andorra (10) €EUR
ANGOLA (46)

CU 1

Antigua & Barbuda (1) ECCA  A
 ARGENTINA (810)
ARMENIA (57)
AUSTRALIA (142)
AUSTRIA  (190)  
AZERBAIJAN (28)

O

• Abkhazia (3) RUS

CU2

• Akrotiri (0) €EUR

O

• American Samoa(0)$USD

CU 1

• Anguilla (3)ECCU  U

CU 1

• Antigua (3) ECCU  A
• ARUBA (25)

CU2

• Azores (17) €EUR
  • Alaska (13)
  • Amelia Island (1)
  • Austrian States (11)
•• Admiralty Is. (2) > PNG
••
AFRO (4)
••
Alberita Prosperity > CAN
•• Andres Tassara>SeeCHL
•• Aore Is.seeNewHebrides
B
BAHAMAS (47)  +CBDC
Bahrain (15)
BANGLADESH (18)
BARBADOS (43)
   

CU 1

Belgium  (16) €EUR  Z
BELIZE (20)

CU 1

Benin (W.African St.) BCEAO  B
BHUTAN (46)
BOLIVIA (272)
 BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA(69)
Botswana (25)
BRAZIL (148)
Brunei (3)
Bulgaria (73)

CU 1

Burkina Faso(W.Af. St.) BCEAO  C
Burundi (13)

• Bermuda (20)


 
  • Belgian Congo (5)
  • Biafra (19)
  • Bohemia&Moravia (19)

CU

• Br.Caribb. Terr.  (18)
  • Br.Guiana (15)
   
   
   
   
   





• BR.HONDURAS (22)
• BR.NORTH BORNEO (45)
• Br.Solomon Is.(2) (see SOL)
• Br.Virgin Is. (1)
• BR.WEST AFRICA (CU)(24)
•• Bank Int'l Art Money(29)
•• B. Verdugo Local$ >> CHL
•• Basque, France Eusko (5)
•• Beziers (3) (coming)
•• Birland (coming)
C
 
Cambodia (21)

CU 1

CAMEROON (31) BEAC  U
CANADA (221)
Cape Verde(Cabo Verde) (13)

CU 1

CENTRAL AF. REP (8) BCEAO  M

CU 1

Chad (9) BCEAO  P
CHILE (105)
CHINA (71) +CBDC
COLOMBIA (154)
Comoros (10)
CU 1 Congo(Brazzaville) (13) BEAC  C, T

Congo(Kinshasa)  (3)
Costa Rica (12)

CU 1

Cote d'Ivoire (Iv Cst) (9) BCEAO  A

CU2

CROATIA (100) €EUR
CUBA  (195)
CYPRUS  (43)
CZECH REPUBLIC (44)
• Cayman Is. (9)
• Ceylon (Sri Lanka)(209)

O

• Chechnya (4) RUS
• Cook Is. (14)
• Curacao (5) ƒ ANG

 

• Central African States (CU) (8)
• CEYLON See> Sri Lanka
• Cocos(Keeling) (8)
• Confederate St. America (2)
• CZECHOSLOVAKIA (119)
 
 •• Chiemgauer Local$ >GFR
•• Credito Local$ > ARG
D
DENMARK  (58)
Djibouti (47)

CU 1

Dominica  (1) ECCB  D
Dominican Rep. (13)
• Dahomey (2)
• DANISH WEST INDIES (CU) (18)
• Danzig (11)
• Demerary & Essequebo  See> BRG
 
E
ECUADOR (79)
EGYPT (131)
El Salvador (19)  +BTC

CU 1

Equatorial Guinea (11)
Eritrea (8)
ESTONIA (49)
eSwatini(Swaziland)  (16)
ETHIOPIA (8)
  • East Africa (CU) (12)
• East Caribbean C.U. (90)
• Equatorial African States (CU)(9)
• EUROPEAN UNION (CU) (31)
•• Ekopia-Findhorn Eko £ > SCO
F
FIJI  (290)

CU 1

Finland (32) €EUR  L

CU 1

FRANCE  (234) €EUR  U
• Falkland Islands (9)
• FAROE ISLANDS (47)

CU 2

• French Guiana (17) €EUR
• French Pacific Terr.(13)
• Fanning Island (8)
• Fiume  (3)
• French Afars & Issas (6)
• French Antilles (10)
• French Cameroun (2)
• Fr Equatorial Africa (CU)(12)
• French India  (18)
• French Indo-China  (30)
• French Oceania (23)
• French Somaliland ( )
• French Sudan (2)
• French West Africa (CU)(14)
•• Free DM Local$ See>GFR
 
G

CU 1

Gabon (3) BEAC  L, A
Gambia, The (15)
GEORGIA (46)

CU 1

GERMAN FED. REP. (114) €EUR  X
GHANA (26)

CU 1

Greece (5) €EUR  Y

CU 1

Grenada (6) ECCU  G
Guatemala (12)
GUINEA (41)

CU 1

Guinea-Bissau (16) WAS  S
Guyana (7)

O

• Gilbert & Ellis Is. (11) $AUD
• Gibraltar (22) £GIP

O

• GREENLAND (79) kr DKK

CU 2

• Guadeloupe (3) €EUR
• GUERNSEY (40) £GGP
• German Cameroon -See Cameroon
• German Dem. Rep.[E.Germany]  (32)
• German East Africa. (13)
• German New Guinea (10)
• German SW Africa (4)
• German States (8)
• GERMANY (57)
•• GlobalCtyWorld Peace (5)
H
HAITI (695)

CU2

Holy See (Vatican City) (1) €EUR
Honduras (3)
Hungary (121)

• Hong Kong (75) $HKD
 
• HAWAII (26)
• Hejaz (8)
•• Havelbluten Local$ > GFR
•• Herm Is. (3)
•• Hutt River Province (5)
I
Iceland (3)
INDIA 622)
INDONESIA (88)
Iran (51)
IRAQ (96)

CU 1

IRELAND REP. (49) €EUR  T
ISRAEL (121)

CU 1

ITALY (82) €EUR  S
• Ireland, N. (13) £ Sterling (In use but Not Legal anywhere!)
• Isle of Man (13)
• Isles France & Bourbon (10)
• Italian East Africa (3)
• ITALIAN SOMALILAND (20)
• Italian States (15)
•• Indep.Soverign St of AUS (9)
J
Jamaica (38)
JAPAN (185)
JORDAN (28)
 
    O • JERSEY (47) £JEP, £GBP

 

   
K
Kazakhstan (4)
Kenya (2)

O

Kiribati (5) $AUS
KOREA, NORTH (14)
KOREA, SOUTH (63)

CU2

Kosovo (10) €EUR
KUWAIT (46)
KYRGYZSTAN (40)

O

• Kurdistan (9) IQD dinar
• Katanga (4)
• Kiau Chao (2)
• Kom-Ombo (3)
• Korea (4)
•• Khakassia(RUS) (3)
•• Khalistan (4)
L
Laos (11)

CU2

Latvia (12) €EUR
Lebanon (25)
Lesotho (5)

O

LIBERIA (32) $USD
LIBYA (74)

O

Liechtenstein (3) SWISS FRANC
Lithuania (15)

CU 1

LUXEMBOURG (30) €EUR  (R)
  • Lagos (3)
• Leeward Is. (1)
•• Lega Nord > •• Padania
•• L.E.T.S.> Australia
M
Madagascar (39)
Malawi (9)
Malaysia (6)
MALDIVES (6)

CU 1

MALI (34) BCEAO  D

CU 1

Malta (12) €EUR  F

O

Marshall Is. (1) $USD +CBDC
MAURITANIA (11)
MAURITIUS (61)
MEXICO (20)

O

Micronesia (0) $USD
Moldova (6)

CU2

Monaco (5) €EUR
MONGOLIA (16)

 CU2

Montenegro (5) €EUR
MOROCCO (16)
Mozambique (13)
MYANMAR (120)
• Macau (95) MOP Pataca

CU2

• Martinique (14) €EUR

CU 1

• Monserrat (2)$ XCD  M
• Malaya (9)
• Malaya & Br.N.Borneo (11)
• Malvinas (2)
• Memel (3)
• Midway Islands (1)
• Muscat & Oman See Oman
•• Madison Hours (WI) >USA
•• Magloire Fdn Local$> HTI
N
Namibia  (6)

O

Nauru(0) AUD$
NEPAL (30)

CU 1

Netherlands (17) €EUR  P
NEW ZEALAND (11)
Nicaragua (13)
NIGERIA (33)

CU 1

Niger (W.Af.States) (19)  BCEAO  H
NORTH MACEDONIA (62)
NORWAY (167)

O

• Nagorno-Karabakh (6) AMD Dram
      O • Netherlands Antilles (5)  > ATL
      O • Neth.East Indies (33) > NEI
• Neth.New Guinea (18) > Rp IDR

CU 2

• NEW CALEDONIA (70) > XPF Franc
• Newfoundland (13) > CAD
  • NEW HEBRIDES (52)
  • Norfolk Island > AUS$ (0)
  • Northern Cyprus > TUR (0)
  • North Ireland13 )
   
O
Oman (63)
  • Oceania (7)
  •• Oderblόte Local$ > GFR
•• Our Community$ >CAN
P
PAKISTAN (3)

O

Palau $USD (0)

O

Palestine (18) JOR, ISR

O

PANAMA (19) $USD
PAPUA NEW GUINEA (112)
PARAGUAY (181)
Peru (11)
 PHILIPPINES (795)
POLAND  (203)

CU 1

Portugal (48€EUR  M
  • Papal States (3)
  • Pitcairn Islands NZ$ (0)
  • Portuguese Guinea (5)
  • PORT. INDIA (GOA) (60)
  • Poyais (1)
  • Puerto Rico (18)
  •• Padania (Lega Nord) > ITA
Q
Qatar (32)
  • Qatar & Dubai (12)
   
R
ROMANIA (44)
   
Rwanda (12)
  • Rιunion (6)
  • Rhodesia (7)
  • Rhodesia & Nyasaland (4)
  • Rwanda & Burundi (18)
  •• Rheingold Local$ > GFR
S


 

CU 1

St. Lucia (3) ECCU  L

CU 1

St.Vincent & Grenadines (5) ECCU  V
SAMOA(Western Samoa)(49)

CU 2

SAN MARINO (21) €EUR
Sao Tome e Principe (7)
SAUDI ARABIA (45)

CU 1

Senegal (5) BCEAO  K
Serbia (22)
Seychelles (15)
Sierra Leone (12)
Singapore (9) +CBDS

CU 1

SLOVAKIA (48) €EUR  E

CU 1

Slovenia (15) €EUR  H
SOLOMON IS.(48)
SOMALIA (35)
South Africa (38)
South Sudan (21)

CU 1

SPAIN (13) €EUR V
SRI LANKA (206)
SUDAN (131)
Suriname (38)
SWEDEN  (152) +CBDS
SWITZERLAND (356)
Syria (13)

 
  • St. Helena (15)
  • St. Kitts & Nevis (5)
  • St. Pierre et Michelon (11)
  • Sarawak (13)
  • SCOTLAND (165)
  • Siam  > THA
  • Somaliland (12)
  • South Ossetia (0) RUS
  • South West Africa (7)
  • Southern Nigeria (12)
  • Southern Rhodesia (11)
  • Straits Settlements (18)
  • SVALBARD(Spitsbergen) (221)
• Saar (16)
• Schleswig-Holstein (23)
•• Salt Spring Is. (11)
T
TAIWAN (42)
Tajikistan (13)
Tanzania (5)
v THAILAND (51)

O

Timor-Leste (24) $USD

CU 1

Togo (W.African St.)  BCEAO  T
TONGA (46)
TRINIDAD& TOBAGO (56)
Tunisia (52)
TURKEY (72)
Turkmenistan (23)

O

Tuvalu (4) AUD$

 
  • TAHITI (41)
  • Tangier (3)
  • Tannu Tuva (6)
  • Tatarstan (2)
  • Thrace-Interalliee (6)
  • TIBET (22)
  • Transdniestria (54)
  • Turks & Caicos (5)
  • Texas (9)
•• Tamworth Hours > CAN
•• Toronto Dollars > CAN
U
Uganda (9)
Ukraine (45)
United Arab Emirates (17)
UNITED KINGDOM (76) £
UNITED STATES AMERICA (151)
Uruguay (7)
Uzbekistan (9)
  • United Nations (22)
  • UpperSenegal & Niger (3)
   
V
VANUATU (13)
VENEZUELA (68)
VIETNAM (98)
  • VIETNAM-SOUTH (95)
   
W    

CU

• WEST AF. STATES (~169)
•• WALES (26)
•• Westerbork POW Camp  (4)
Y
Yemen Republic (11)
  • Yemen Arab Republic (38)
  • Yemen Dem. Rep. (13)
  • YUGOSLAVIA (220)
   
Z
Zambia (16)
ZIMBABWE (100)
  • Zaire (3)
  • Zanzibar (39)
   
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Current Countries

A political entity with a permanent population, in a defined territory with a government that has the capacity to enter into relations with and is recognized as sovereign by other states.
• Territories, Former or
Unrecognized Countries,
Currency Unions
A former country, territory, state, sub-country unit or non-recognized political entity that has previously or is currently issuing its own currency; a currency union; a pan-country organization servicing a number of states.

• • Local Currency

A non-country entity that issues or has issued legal tender currency for use in a local area or a currency that may have wider use but is not issued by a recognized country or territory.

• • • Fantasy Issues

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(4) Central Bank
Digital Currency

A digital currency system established and operated by the countries Central Bank organization.

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