The official currency used in Italy is the euro, distributed in the form of banknotes and coins. The euro replaced the lira in January 2002. Italy was one of the first European nations to adopt the new common currency of... More »

As a territory of the United States, Puerto Rico uses the United States dollar as its official currency. Being a former colony of Spain, the Puerto Rican peso and other Spanish currencies had served the monetary needs of... More »

The Euro, the Florin and the U.S. dollar are the official currencies of St. Maarten, according to the island's tourist office. The Euro is accepted on the French side of the island, the Florin is accepted on the Dutch si... More »

Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Belgium all use the euro as their official currency, notes the European Commission. Slovenia, Germany and Austria are others. Lithuania, Latvia and Finland also use the euro. More »

The Euro, which is the legal currency of 18 members of the European Union, includes bank notes, which are identical for each nation, and coins, which have a common design on one side and a nation-specific theme on the ot... More »

As of 2014, Switzerland's currency is the Swiss franc, not the euro. Because the countries surrounding Switzerland use the euro, many businesses, especially those near the country's borders, accept euros. More »

The German currency before the euro was the Deutsche mark or German mark. One mark was divided into 100 pfennig, just as one euro is divided into 100 cents. The Deutsche mark ceased to be legal tender immediately upon th... More »