Currencies I Have Known

I was going through a bag of coins and small bills I’ve collected over the last several months. I thought it would be fun to compile a list of all the currencies I’ve had to deal with since my trip started. The conversion rates are all listed as the amount of the currency which can be purchased with US$1. The rates are also as of today, not when I was there. Exchange rates have gotten better in Australia and New Zealand, but have gotten worse in Japan.

Countries in italics are places I’ll be in the next few months. Cambodia is listed twice as the US Dollar is the common form of currency, but the Cambodia Riel is used in place of coins.

Curency Code Conversion Rate
US Dollars
United States
Marshall Islands
– American Samoa
– Federated States of Micronesia
– East Timor
– Cambodia*
USD 1.000000
Pacific Francs
– French Polynesia
– New Caledonia
XPF 94.59758
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.91531
Fijian Dollars FJD 1.84575
Samoan Tala WST 3.12600
Tongan Pa’anga TOP 2.07469
Solomon Dollars SBD 7.63359
Vanuatu Vatu VUV 120.100
Australian Dollars
– Nauru
– Kiribati
– Australia
AUD 1.53372
Philippine Peso PHP 47.30832
Taiwanese Dollar TWD 34.06717
Japanese Yen JPY 90.23698
South Korean Won KRW 1,402.52
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 7.75201
Macau Pataca MOP 8.14741
Brunei Dollar BND 1.52931
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 3.61745
Indonesian Rupiah IDR 11,919.0
Papua New Guinea Kina PGK 2.72808
Singapore Dollar SGD 1.50995
Thailand Bhat THB 35.33876
Cambodia Riel KHR 4,204.92
Vietnam Dong VND 17,643.9
Laos Kip LAK 8,702.74
UAE Dirham AED 3.67394
Oman Rial OMR 0.38619
Qatari Riyal QAR 3.64444
Bahrain Dinar BHD 0.37840
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.29325
Egypt Pound EGP 5.59453
Jordan Dinar JOD 0.71244
Israel Sheckle ILS 4.06134
European Euro EUR 0.77762
British Pound GBP 0.69981
Iceland Kronar ISK 114.952
Canadian Dollar CND 1.24451

3 thoughts on “Currencies I Have Known”

  1. Its kind of cool how you listed the currencies in general gepgrpahic order. Is that the order you visited the countries? I'm kind of new to your blog, so I am starting in part way though the adventure.

    • it is the order I encountered the currency. I came across the Australian Dollar for example before I was actually in Australia.

      I also forgot to add that the Cook Islands uses the New Zealand Dollar.

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