10 most expensive currencies in the world, Currency

Any work must be paid.Previously a means of payment could be jewelry, spices, precious metals, coins or ivory.Today, the primary means of payment for goods and services is money - it can be both cash and electronic money, the volume of which in the area of ​​settlements in the world is growing rapidly.

"How many states - many currencies" - such a statement may be correct.But, each currency has its own value.Generally recognized and benchmark against which are set in the ranking of other currencies, of course, is the US dollar.The funny thing is that it is not present in this ranking, because it is in the second ten.fmnansy

list of 10 most expensive currencies in the world is quite interesting, as it can be found only three well-known to us the type of currency: the euro, pound sterling, and the Latvian lats.And that's what the rest of the winners - more about that.

10. Azerbaijani manat

Symbol: AZN
Course: $ 1.27 1 AZN
Loose Change: gyapik most expensive

Closes ten favorite currency

Azerbaijanis.Pretty young currency - Azerbaijani manat was put into circulation only after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1992.Then it exchanged exchanged for Russian rubles at the rate of 1:10 and in 2006, after the denomination of the national currency it exchanged for new at the rate of 5,000: 1.

The turnover is only 6 denominations (1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100), and 6 small coins kopecks (1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50) - was influenced by the previous currency, the Russian ruble, whichCoins in circulation went 3 and 20 cents.

at such a high value of the currency, as well as other affected large oil reserves in the country.

9. Euro

Designation: EUR
Course: $ 1.28 for 1 EUR
Loose Change: penny

only 9th place recently win a most popular and stable currency in Europe.Previously, she closes the top ten.Despite the moderate position, the euro is the native currency for 26 countries, including 17 from the European Union, 7 European and non-European countries 2.In total, these countries are home to 320 million. People.A total turnover is more than $ 600 billion. Euros - thanks to the euro in the world do not have competitors on the total value of the reverse currency.In 2006, the year the US dollar even left behind.

January 1 - the birthday of the euro, and this year it celebrated the 11th anniversary.Until 2002, the euro was the equivalent of the ECU (European Currency Unit).

in circulation coins go 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1 euro and 2 euro banknotes as well as 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros.

8. Jordanian Dinar

Designation: JOD
Course: 1,41 JOD 1 JOD
Loose Change: piastres

national currency Jordanian Dinar located on the 8th month.The history of currency has more than 60 years after the Palestinian pound ceased to be a unit of payment.On banknotes deposited inscriptions on two languages: Arabic and English.Before 2002, in connection with the value of the currency and a more convenient process calculations in everyday life are 1/2 dinar notes.After 2002, there were only whole denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 dinars and small change coins piastres.

for banknotes mainly represented members of the royal family.An interesting fact is that 90% of the country - a semi-desert and desert.As you can see, this does not prevent the country to own one of the most expensive currency in the world.

7. Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)

Designation: XDR
Course: 1.5 $ for 1 XDR
Loose Change: none

most specific currency rating, which no one has ever seen.Why have not seen?Yes, because the currency is not for mere mortals, she does not have any cuts or small coins.Special Drawing Rights - artificial money which manages the IMF (International Monetary Fund), which gives a lot of credit, but then it tries to return back.

In fact, this recording in bank accounts, which can hold mutual settlement.Nevertheless, the course of these records is updated daily.Exclusively for the statistics - 1.5 dollars for one such "right".

5-6.Pound sterling

Designation: GBP most expensive
Course: $ 1.52 for 1 GBP
Loose Change: Pension Finance

One of the most well-known and stable world currency, the national currency of the United Kingdom of Great Britain andNorthern Ireland.Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland in their countries is calculated pounds.

History of the name "pound" has many theories, dating back even to the 13th century.Most of them present references to silver as early coins were made of silver 925.Like everything else in England, the currency for a long time did not give in decimal notation.Only since 1971, the relationship between the pound and the bargaining unit of pension became clear to residents of other countries.Prior to that, the turnover was the most diverse bunch of small little thing (Crohn's shilling, Grout, a penny, a halfpenny, farthing).

per pound today asked more than a half dollar.

5-6.Falkland Islands Pound

symbol: FKP
course for $ 1.52 for 1 FKP
Loose Change: penny

Falkland Islands - British overseas territory, so there is money to Britain - pound, but the Falkland Islandsand the rate they are absolutely identical to the rate of the British pound.

currency rich history at 114 years of release notes and 40 years a bargaining chip.These laws, and the money will be on the island of Ascension and St. Helena.Yes, it is the island on which visited the "resort" Napoleon Bonaparte.

4. Latvian Lats

designation: LVL
course to the $: $ 1.83 for 1 LVL
Loose Change Santa

Another and the last European currency Baltic state of Latvia.History lats has one huge gap in its history, lasting 52 years.From 1940 to 1992 he was in the course of the Russian ruble.The collapse of the Soviet Union regained their Latvians, for today the most "heavy" European currency, national pride.

Subdivision unit - Santa.The denomination of 500 lats - one of the most expensive bills in the world.Second only 1,000 Swiss francs.A coin platinum color can not pleasing to the eye.

3. Rial Omani

Designation: OMR most expensive
Course: 2.6 $ for 1 OMR
Loose Change: Bajza

bronze medalist - Omani real, currency Omani State toArabian Peninsula.The currency was put into circulation only in 1974, after gaining the state independence from the British Empire.

2,6 dollar per rial - is the value of the currency.For this reason, the banknotes can be found back in the 1/10, 1/5, 1/4 and 1/2 rial, which is unusual.And not a single riyal 100 and 1000 swap Bajza.

2. Bahraini Dinar

Designation: BHD
Course: 2,65 $ 1 BHD
Loose Change: fils

The smallest, insular Arab state in the Gulf has a second Persidkom cost currencyin the world - Bahraini Dinar.Introduced it was in the mid 60-ies of the last century, not long before gaining state independence.

Like Omani rial at dinar banknotes have half the face value, as a bargaining chip in a single dinar - 1000.

1. Kuwaiti Dinar

Symbol: KWD
Course: 3.5 $ for 1KWD
Loose Change: fils finance

And again, once again, volute of the Arabian Peninsula and the tiny Arab state Kyuveyta.History dinar begins in 1961, and in 1982 after the war with Iraq, all the banknotes were replaced with new ones, as Iraq has managed to scratch the bottom of the barrel for all of Kuwait.

3,5 dollars for 1 dinar - is the price of pleasure.In the course as whole 1, 5, 10, 20 dinars, so fractional denominations of 1/4 and 1/2 dinar.