The WORLDS COUNTRIES, NON-COUNTRIES, etc.

Total
(463)
Current Countries (198) • Territories or Unrecognized
Countries (
148)
Former Countries,
Currency Unions (61)
•• Local Currency
Issues (
34)
••• Fantasy,
Fun Issues (22
)
  A
 
AFGHANISTAN (89)
Albania (210)

Algeria (23)
Andorra (10)
ANGOLA (46)  
Antigua & Barbuda (1)
 ARGENTINA (810)
ARMENIA
(57)
 
AUSTRALIA (142).
AUSTRIA  (190) .
AZERBAIJAN
(28)
•Abkhazia (3)
•Akrotiri (0)
  •American Samoa (0) $USD
•Anguilla (1) (W)
•Antigua (3)
•ARUBA (25)
•Azores (17).
•Alaska (13)
•Amelia Island (1)
•Austrian States (11)
••Admiralty Islands (2) (see PNG)
••
AFRO (4)
••
Alberita Prosperity >> CAN
•• Andres Tassara > CHL (1)
••Aore Is. see New Hebrides
•••Abemana (0)
•••
Amazonia (1)
  •••ANTARCTICA (16)
•••Atlantium (4)
B BAHAMAS (47)
Bahrain (15)
BANGLADESH (18)
BARBADOS (43)
Belarus (80)
Belgium  (16)
BELIZE (20)
Benin (West African States) BEN
BHUTAN (46)
BOLIVIA (272)
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA (69)
Botswana (22)

BRAZIL (148)
Brunei (3)
Bulgaria (73)
Burkina Faso(W.African St.)
Burundi (13)
•Bermuda (20)

 
•Belgian Congo  (2)
•Biafra (14)
•Bohemia&Moravia (19)
•Br.Caribbean Territories (18)
•Br.Guiana (15)
•BR.HONDURAS (22)
•BR.NORTH BORNEO (45)
•Br.Solomon Is.(2) (see SOL)
•Br.Virgin Is. (1)
•BR. WEST AFRICA (24)
• •Bank Int'l Art Money (29)
• •B. Verdugo Local$ >> CHL
• •Basque, France Eusko (5)
• • Birland (coming)
• •
•
Bougainville (2)
C
 
Cambodia (21)
CAMEROON (31)
CANADA (221)

Cape Verde(Cabo Verde) 13)
CENTRAL AFRICAN REP. (8)
Chad  (9)
CHILE (105)
CHINA (71)

COLOMBIA (154)
Comoros (10)
Congo(Brazzaville) (13)
Congo(Kinshasa)  (3)
Costa Rica (12)

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) (9)
CROATIA (100)
CUBA  (195)
CYPRUS  (43)
CZECH REPUBLIC (44)
•Cayman Is. (8)
•
Chechnya (4)
•Cook Is.  (14)
•Curacao  (3)
 
•Central African States (8)
•CEYLON See> Sri Lanka
•Cocos(Keeling) (10)
•Confederate St. America (2)
•CZECHOSLOVAKIA (119)
 
 • •Chiemgauer Local$ See GFR
• •Credito Local$ See> ARG
  • • •Chatham Is. (8)
D DENMARK  (58)
Djibouti (2)
Dominica  (1)
(W2)
Dominican Rep.  (5)
•Dahomey (2)
•DANISH WEST INDIES  (18)
•Danzig (11)
•Demerary & Essequebo  See> BRG
  • • •Disney Dollars (50)
E ECUADOR (79)
EGYPT (131)
El Salvador (19) 
Equatorial Guinea (11)
Eritrea (8)
ESTONIA (49)
eSwatini(Swaziland)  (16)
ETHIOPIA (8)
  •East Africa  (12)
•East Caribbean C.U. (90)
•Equatorial African States (9)
•EUROPEAN UNION  (31)
Ekopia-Findhorn Eko Pounds
See>SCO
 
F FIJI  (290)
Finland (29)
FRANCE  (234)
•Falkland Islands (4)
•FAROE ISLANDS (47)
•French Guiana (17)
•French Pacific Territories (11)
 
•Fanning Island (8)
•Fiume  (3)
•French Afars & Issas (6)
•French Antilles (10)
•French Cameroun (2)
•French Equatorial Africa (12)
•French India  (18)
•French Indo-China  (30)
•French Oceania (23)
•French Somaliland (1)
•French Sudan (2)
•French West Africa (14)
• •Free DM Local$ See>GFR

 
• • •Fan Dynasty See CHN (4)
G Gabon  (3)
Gambia, The  (15)
GEORGIA  (46)
GERMAN FED. REP.  (114)
GHANA  (26)
Greece 
(5 )
Grenada (6)
Guatemala (12)
GUINEA (41)
Guinea-Bissau (16)
Guyana (7)
•Gilbert & Ellis Is. (6)
•Gibraltar  (21)
•Goa See-> •Portuguese India
•GREENLAND (79)
•Guadeloupe (3)
•Guam USD (0)
•GUERNSEY (40)
•German Cameroon -See Cameroon
•German Dem. Rep.[E.Germany]  (32)
•German East Africa. (13)
•German New Guinea (10)
•German SW Africa (4)
•German States (8)
•GERMANY (57)
• •GlobalCountryWorld Peace (5) • • •Galapagos  (3)
H HAITI (695)
Holy See (Vatican City) (1)
Honduras (3)
Hungary (121)
•Hong Kong (75) •HAWAII (26)
•Hejaz (8)
• •Havelbluten Local$ >> GFR
• •Herm Is. (1)
• •Hutt River Province (5)
 
I Iceland (3)
INDIA  (622)
INDONESIA  (88)
Iran  (51)
IRAQ (96)
IRELAND REP. (49)
ISRAEL (121)
ITALY (82)
•Ireland, N.. (2)
•Isle of Man  (10)
 
•Isles France & Bourbon (10)
•Italian East Africa (3)
•ITALIAN SOMALILAND (20)
•Italian States (15)
• •Indep.Soverign State of AUS (9)  
J Jamaica (38)
JAPAN (185)
JORDAN (28)
 •Japtan Is ->Marshall Islands
•JERSEY (47)
    • • •Jason Islands (8)
K Kazakhstan (4)
Kenya (2)

Kiribati  (5)
KOREA, NORTH (
14)
KOREA, SOUTH (63)
Kosovo (10)
KUWAIT (34)
KYRGYZSTAN (40)
•Kurdistan (8) •Katanga (1)
•Kiau Chao (2)
•Kom-Ombo (3)
•Korea (3)
• •Khakassia(RUS) (3)
 
• •Khalistan (4)
  
L Laos (11)
Latvia (12)
Lebanon (25)
Lesotho (5)

LIBERIA (32)

LIBYA (74)
Liechtenstein (3)
Lithuania (
15)
LUXEMBOURG (30)
  •Lagos (3)
•Leeward Is. (1)
• •Lega Nord >>• •Padania
• •L.E.T.S. >> Australia
• • •Landreth (7)
• • •Legoland (1)
M MACEDONIA (See N.Macedonia)
Madagascar (39)
Malawi (9)
Malaysia (6)
MALDIVES (6)
MALI (34)
Malta (12)
Marshall Is. (Japtan) (1)
MAURITANIA (11)
MAURITIUS (61)
MEXICO (13)
Micronesia (0)
Moldova (6)
Monaco (5)
MONGOLIA (16)
Montenegro (5)
MOROCCO (16)
Mozambique (13)
MYANMAR (120)
•Macau (95)
•Martinique (3)
•Monserrat  (0) ECD
 
•Malaya (9)
•Malaya & Br.N.Borneo (11)
•Malvinas (2)
•Memel (2)
•Midway Islands (1)
•Muscat & Oman See Oman
• •Madison Hours (WI) >>USA
• •Magloire Foundation Local$>> HTI
• • •Madeira Island (9)
N Namibia  (6)
Nauru(0)
AUD$
NEPAL  (30)
Netherlands  (17)
NEW ZEALAND (11)
Nicaragua  (13)
NIGERIA  (33)
Niger (WestAfricanStates)
NORTH
MACEDONIA (62)
NORWAY (167)
•Nagorno-Karabakh (6)
•Netherlands Antilles  (4)
•Neth.East Indies (33)
•Neth.New Guinea (18)
•NEW CALEDONIA (70)
•Newfoundland  (13)
•NEW HEBRIDES (52)
•Niue (0)
•Norfolk Island  (0)   AUS$
•Northern Cyprus (0) TUR Lira
•North Ireland3 )
     
O   Oman (15) •Oceania (7)   • •Oderblόte Local$ >> GFR
• •Our Community$ >>CAN
• • • Outer Baladonia  
P PAKISTAN (3)
Palau USD (0)
Palestine (2)
PANAMA (19)
PAPUA NEW GUINEA (
112)
PARAGUAY (181)
  Peru (11)
 PHILIPPINES (784)
POLAND  (203)
Portugal(48
•Papal States (1)
•Pitcairn Islands  NZ$ (0)
•Portuguese Guinea (2)
•PORTUGUESE INDIA (GOA) (60)
•Poyais  (1)
•Puerto Rico (18)
  • •Padania (Lega Nord) See ITA  
Q Qatar  (32) •Qatar & Dubai (12)      
R ROMANIA (44)
RUSSIA (274)
Rwanda (12)
•Rιunion (6)
•Rhodesia (7)
•Rhodesia & Nyasaland (4)
•Rwanda & Burundi (18)
  • •Rheingold Local$ >> GFR • • •Riviera (2)
S
St. Lucia (3)

St. Vincent & Grenadines (1)
SAMOA(Western Samoa)(49)
SAN MARINO (21)
Sao Tome e Principe (7)
SAUDI ARABIA (45)
Senegal (5)
Serbia (22)
Seychelles (15)
Sierra Leone (12)
Singapore
 (9)

SLOVAKIA (48)
Slovenia (15)
SOLOMON IS.(48)
SOMALIA  (35)
South Africa  (38)
South Sudan  (21)
SPAIN  (1)
SRI LANKA (CEYLON) (206)
SUDAN (84)
Suriname (34)
SWEDEN  (152)

SWITZERLAND (356)

 
Syria  (12)

•St. Helena (15)
•St. Kitts & Nevis (5)
•St. Pierre et Michelon (8)
•Sarawak (13)
•Schleswig-Holstein (23)
•SCOTLAND (165)
•Siam  See THA
•Somaliland (8)
•South Ossetia (0)  RUS Ruble
•South West Africa (5)
•Southern Nigeria  (12)
•Southern Rhodesia (11)
•Straits Settlements  (17)
•SVALBARD(Spitsbergen) (221)
•Saar (16) • •Salt Spring Is. (11) • • • San Marino-Libertas (1)
• • •
Scotland-Shetland Is. (1)
• • • Scotland-Hume (1)
• • • Scotland-Connery (1)
T TAIWAN (42)
Tajikistan (12)
Tanzania (5)
THAILAND  (49)
Timor-Leste  (24)
Togo (West African States)
TONGA
(46)
TRINIDAD& TOBAGO (54)
Tunisia
(52)
TURKEY (69)
Turkmenistan (22)
Tuvalu (0)  AUD$

•
TAHITI  (41)
•Tangier (3)
•Tannu Tuva (1)
•Tatarstan  (1)
•Texas (1)
•Thrace-Interalliee (6)
•TIBET (22)
•Transdniestria (50)
•Turks & Caicos (1) 
  • •Tamworth Hours >> CAN
• •Toronto Dollars >> CAN
 
U  Uganda (9)
 Ukraine (14)
United Arab Emirates (17)
UNITED KINGDOM (76)
UNITED STATES AMERICA (151)
Uruguay (7)
Uzbekistan  (9)
•United Nations (22)
•UpperSenegal & Niger (3)
  Unidentified • •Hindustan Jayhind (1)  
V VANUATU  (13)
VENEZUELA (68)
VIETNAM (98)
•VIETNAM-SOUTH (95)     • • •Vevcani (8)
• • •Volcania (2)
W   •WEST AFRICAN STATES (168)   • •WALES (26)
• •Westerbork POW Camp  (4)
 
Y Yemen Republic (11) •Yemen Arab Republic (38)
•Yemen Democratic Rep. (5)
•YUGOSLAVIA  (220)
     
Z Zambia (3)
ZIMBABWE (99)
•Zaire (3)
•Zanzibar (10)
    • • •Zugesbucht (5)
CATALOG TOTALS  Banknotes (16,031)"Countries" (463), Pages (6394)
198 Current Countries, 148 Former Countries / Currency Unions, 34 Local currency Issues, 22 Fantasy Issues
 

CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCIES (CBDC)

 
Central Bank
Digital Currencies (CBDC)
Approved (6)
Exploring (14)

The Atlantic Council Geoeconomics
Center CBDC
Tracker
1. Bahamas - Sand Dollar
2. Barbados - eDollar 2016
3. Canada - (Exploring)

4. China (DC/EP) - Digital Yuan
5. East Caribbean Currency Union (DXCD)
6. European Union - (Exploring 2021) 
7. France - (Exploring 2020)
8. India - (Exploring)
 9. Japan - (Exploring)

10. Marshall Is. (SOV)
11. Singapore (Project Ubin)
12./13 SAU/UAE - Aber
14. South Korea - (Exploring) 
15. Sweden - e-krona
16. Thailand - (Exploring)
17. Turkey - (Exploring eLira 2020)
18. United Kingdom - (Exploring) 
19. USA - (Exploring)
20. Uruguay (Exploring 2017-18)
 

Bitcoin
Legal Tender Approved (1)
 
1. El Salvador

MICRONATION COLLECTION

Extensive Micronation Collection by Guy Singer

TOPICAL COLLECTIONS

  Women L.A. Maps L.A. Great Wall of China Indian Chiefs L.A. Lighthouses
    Ceres Goddess of Agriculture
(working it)
  UNESCO World Heritage Sites (working it)  

COUNTRY / CURRENCY DEFINITIONS

Current Countries

A political entity with a permanent population, in a defined territory with a government that has the capacity to enter into relations with and is recognized as sovereign by other states.
• Territories, Former or
Unrecognized Countries,
Currency Unions
A former country, territory, state, sub-country unit or non-recognized political entity that has previously or is currently issuing its own currency; a currency union; a pan-country organization servicing a number of states.

• • Local Currency

A non-country entity that issues or has issued legal tender currency for use in a local area or a currency that may have wider use but is not issued by a recognized country or territory.

• • • Fantasy Issues

A currency issuing entity that does not fall into one of the above categories; typically a Micronation with or without its own territory or an individual or entity issuing a  banknote type certificate for political reasons or other purposes.

(4) Central Bank
Digital Currency

A digital currency system established and operated by the countries Central Bank organization.

(5) Cryptocurrency
Legal Tender

So far only El Salvador has made Bitcoin (BTC) legal tender in parallel with the US Dollar (June 2021).


International Standards Organization (ISO) categories typically used; a unique numismondo.net
 three letter code created for entities not included in current ISO codes.

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