Discover the history, interesting facts and details about the most important currencies worldwide. Find below a table indicating the currency around the world. What money do you use depends on where are you living or planning to travel. Totally, there are 170 official national currencies circulating around the world. This page lists global currency symbols used to denote that a number is a monetary value, such as the Dollar sign "$", the Euro sign "€" and the Pound sign "£". This list is constantly under development and we rely on input from users like you to keep it as complete and accurate as possible. Click on the currency name to read more about the currency and find out what countries the currency is valid for trade in. You will also learn the shortcode in 3 letters that is commonly used on the forex market.