The world's most important currency symbols
Below is a table of some of the world's major currency symbols and their abbreviations. Please use our free currency converter if you'd like to find out what an amount quoted to you on one currency means in yours, or visit the main part of our site if interested in the services of Europe's leading translation company.
|UK||Pound Sterling||£ (pound)||GBP|
|China||Chinese Yuan (Renminbi)||¥||CNY|
|Eurozone||Euro||€ (Euro), ¢ (Euro cent)||EUR|
|USA||Dollar||$ (Dollar), ¢ (cent)||USD|
|Korea||South Korean Won||KRW|
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* Interesting fact! The use of "GB" for "The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland" surprises some people. However, the United Kingdom and the Ukraine both wanted "UK" so rather than start World War III over the matter, the United Kingdom was assigned "GB" and the Ukraine was assigned "UA."