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Currencies by $ymbol

If you see the following abbreviations or characters next to a number, what unit of currency is being referred to?
Info source is here and wikipedia
Quiz by Jerry928
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Last updated: December 16, 2021
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First submittedNovember 7, 2014
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currency
฿
baht (Thailand)
¢
cent
centavo
د.
dinar
dirham
$
dollar
peso
dong (Vietnam)
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currency
euro
Ft
forint (Hungary)
Fr
franc
koruna (Czechia)
kr
krona
krone
£
pound
R
rand
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currency
R$
real (Brazil)
rouble
rupee
shekel
won (N & S Korea)
¥
yen
yuan
złoty (Poland)
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Level 70
Nov 19, 2014
Sadly, the rupee symbol did not display in my bowser. *sad trombone*
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Level 24
Sep 27, 2021
Consider adding ﷼ for the Saudi Arabian Riyal.
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Level 59
Sep 27, 2021
Consider adding “sheqel” as a type-in like other quizzes do, because that’s the only reason I almost missed it!
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Level 75
Sep 27, 2021
OK, added as a type-in.
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Level 55
Sep 27, 2021
Awesome quiz! Nommed
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Level 78
Sep 30, 2021
without a "yellow box", folks can just guess names of world currency.
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Level ∞
Sep 30, 2021
All part of the fun!
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Level 75
Sep 30, 2021
It is indeed, but if you're up for the tougher yellow-box challenge, then here it is.
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Level 77
Oct 1, 2021
"Centavo" just means "cent" in Spanish. I don't think it deserves a separate entry.

I'd suggest replacing it for ₿ (the bitcoin sign).

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Level 75
Oct 1, 2021
We just want the names of the currencies, without presuming to claim what they might translate into in other languages. The suffix -avo means portion in Spanish, so in any case 'centavo' would not be a direct translation from the English word 'cent' anyway.
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Level 77
Oct 5, 2021
You are confusing meaning and etymology here. "Cent" in English means exactly the same than "Centavo" in Spanish, which is a 1/100th of any basic currency unit. Every bilingual dictionary will give them as direct translations, and a Spanish speaker will talk about "centavos" even when referring to a fraction of a dollar.

But be it as you will. Your test, your rules. :)

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Level 46
Oct 13, 2021
Yes it would. It is a direct translation.
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Level 75
Oct 13, 2021
No it wouldn't. What you're saying is the equivalent of claiming John and Ivan are the same names because they are "direct translations" of each other.
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Level 72
Oct 1, 2021
₵U₹₹€₦₵؋€$ ฿¥ $¥₼฿₪L

Vowels are underrepresented it seems...

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Level 75
Oct 2, 2021
₦₪₼؋₦A₮€đ ₣₪₹ B€$₮ ₵₪₼₼€₦₮
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Level 71
Oct 3, 2021
You could add a section for the old defunct currencies for the larger, more recognisable, European states that now use the Euro.
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Level 84
Oct 13, 2021
Feel dumb. Missed two currencies that I've spent on things before...
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Level 84
Oct 13, 2021
come to think of it... I think I've had every one of these currencies in my pocket before, in some form or another, at one point or another, except for the Brazilian real and the South African rand. Though the pesos and centavos I had I think may have used different symbols I'm not sure.

oh wait, also never any Chinese Yuan... though I have had a wallet full of Hong Kong dollars.

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Level 79
Oct 13, 2021
Stupid silent h! I missed both baht and dirham by putting the h in the wrong place.
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Level 73
Sep 12, 2022
I really hope you tried bath.
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Level 68
Oct 13, 2021
¢ is also the symbol for the Ghanaian Cedi. I tried so many variants of this, thinking it the answer.
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Level 75
Oct 14, 2021
Accepted as a type-in now.
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Level 36
Oct 13, 2021
I think in peso, (Philippine Peso has like 2 horizontal lines and P)
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Level 66
Oct 14, 2021
Good stuff, proud that I got centavo on a guess
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Level 28
Oct 15, 2021
why did i type robux bc of the 16th one...
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Level 55
Nov 6, 2021
i did the same thing lol, they should definitely add it as an answer
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Level 75
Nov 22, 2021
Nice quiz.
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Level 59
Dec 16, 2021
₽ looks like a ₱, the Philippine peso symbol. Just saying...
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Level 53
Dec 21, 2021
I was convinced the $ is also used for Ringgit. Turns out they haven't used it since 1994 or something. I don't know whether I feel more old or thick.
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Level 65
Jan 29, 2022
what country uses the centavo? isn't it just one 100th of a real?
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Level 75
Jan 29, 2022
14 countries, mainly in Latin America, use centavos. Centavos have 100th of the value of their larger currency units, which vary from country to country but which include reals, pesos and bolivianos,
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Level 58
Mar 14, 2022
I......forgot.......to type......... dollar............. good lord
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Level 41
Aug 11, 2022
Hey according to the source listed the ¢ symbol also represents the Ghana Cedi https://www.xe.com/currency/ghs-ghanaian-cedi/
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Level 61
Nov 3, 2022
Typed in Robux for R$ :)
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Level 60
Dec 11, 2022
Tried Bitcoin for the Baht.
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Level 75
Dec 11, 2022
Bitcoin's symbol looks like this: . Not too different, I agree!