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RE: Currency

From: Thierry Sourbier <ml@i18nGurus.com>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 17:39:49 +0200
To: "Pedro M.V. \(by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>\)" <macv@interlap.com.ar>, <www-international@w3.org>
> Is there a standard for national currency abreviations
Yes, it is ISO 4217.

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De : www-international-request@w3.org
[mailto:www-international-request@w3.org]De la part de Pedro M.V. (by
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Envoye : mardi 21 mai 2002 15:38
A : www-international@w3.org
Objet : Currency

Is there a standard for national currency abreviations ( like happens with
country names in ISO 3166 ) ??.

In the Standarization Bodies you can see the currency codes for the
countries. For example :

http://www.iso.org/iso/en/commcentre/news/dominica.html you can see
Dominica Currency code: XCD

http://www.iso.org/iso/en/commcentre/news/swaziland.html swaziland Currency
Code: SZL

http://www.iso.org/iso/en/commcentre/news/macau.html Currency Code: MOP
(Pataca) and so on.

They are usefull to develop national money translations ( for example, from
euros to dollar, from dollars to yens and so on ).

One could use this three letters codes to translate the currencies in the

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