Top Currencies In The World (Photos)
By Eyo Nse,
Previously we discussed about the strongest currencies in Africa. But today, we will be focusing on the top currencies in the world.
Some of this currencies are owned by United Kingdom, European Union and United States.
Below are the top currencies you need to know:
1. British Pound (Pound sterling): The pound sterling is known popularly as the British pound, the pound, or sterling.
The British Pound is regulated by the Bank of England.
The British Pound is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Tristan da Cunha, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Jersey, the British Antarctic Territory, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar and Guernsey.
Its symbol is £.
The currency is subdivided into 100 pence.
Its banknotes are; £50, £10, £5, £20.
Its coins are; Twenty pence, Penny, Two pence, Ten pence, £1, 50p, £2, 5p
1 £ = 1.34 United States Dollar
1 £ = 1.21 Euro
1 £ = 555.98 Nigerian Naira
2. Euro: The euro is the official currency of nineteen (19) of the twenty seven (27) member states of the European Union, EU.
This group of states is commonly known as the eurozone.
The currency symbol is; € and its code as EUR.
The Euro notes are, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200.
1 € = 1.11 United States Dollar
1 € = 0.83 Pound sterling
1 = 461.10 Nigerian Naira
3. United States Dollar: The United States dollar is the official current of the United States of America and its territories.
The official logo of the United States dollar is $
The United States dollar banknotes are; $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100.
The coins are; 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢
1 $ = 0.75 Pound sterling
1 $ = 0.90 Euro
1 $ = 415.90 Nigerian Naira