List of historical currencies


This is a list of historical currencies.

Ancient Greece


Ancient Lebanon


Ancient Lydia


  • Stater (electrum and silver)
  • Trite (coin) (electrum third of a stater)
  • Hekte (electrum sixth of a stater)
    • Lydian coin

Ancient Persia


Ancient Rome


Europe


Ancient Palestine


Ancient Armenia


  • Dahekan
  • Dang
  • Dram
  • P'ogh
  • Kartez
  • Tagvorin

Africa


Americas


Pre-colonial

Post-contact

Canada
  • 5-sol French coin and silver coins - New France
  • Spanish-American coins- unofficial
  • Playing cards - 1685-1760s, sometimes officially New France
  • 15 and a 30-deniers coin known as the mousquetaire - early 17th Century New France
  • Gold Louis - 1720 New France
  • Sol and Double Sol 1738-1764
  • English coins early 19th Century
  • Tokens and Army Bills - War of 1812
  • British Shinplaster 1870s
  • United States silver coins 1868-1869
Caribbean
Mexico

Asia


China

Taiwan

Iran

Japan

Korean

Malaya

Philippines

Vietnam

Historical money of Tibet

India

Other currencies

Oceania


Europe


Transcaucasia


International


  • Stelo, 1945–1993 monetary unit used by Esperantists.
  • Bitcoin, 2009-Present. Global decentralized peer-to-peer digital currency.