Top 20 strongest currencies in the world – 2021

There are 196 countries around the world but ever wondered what are the top 20 strongest, highest, and most powerful currencies in the world?

New Zealand Dollar

New Zealand Dollar ranks at number 20 in the list of top 20 highest currencies in the World.

  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar.
  • Currency Code: NZD.
  • 1 NZD to USD: $0.70.
  • Highest denomination note 100 NZD = USD 70.

New Zealand Dollar - one of the highest currencies in the world

Australian Dollar

Australian Dollar ranks at number 19 in the list of top 20 strongest currencies in the World.

  • Currency: Australian Dollar.
  • Currency Code: AUD.
  • 1 AUD to USD: $0.73.
  • Highest denomination note 100 AUD = USD 73.

Australian Dollar - one of the strongest currencies in the world

Singapore Dollar

Singapore Dollar ranks at number 18 in the list of top 20 most powerful currencies in the World because Singapore is basically known as a business hub. 

  • Currency: Singapore Dollar.
  • Currency Code: SGD.
  • 1 SGD to USD: $0.74.
  • Highest denomination note 1,000 SGD = USD 740.

Singapore Dollar - one of the most powerful currencies in the world

Brunei Dollar

Brunei Dollar ranks at number 17 in the list of top 20 strongest currencies in the World. The Sultan of Brunei is considered the richest monarch in the world.

  • Currency: Brunei Dollar.
  • Currency Code: BND.
  • 1 BND to USD: $0.74.
  • Highest denomination note 10,000 BND = USD 7,400.

Brunei Dollar - one of the strongest currencies in the world

Canadian Dollar

Canadian Dollar ranks at number 16 in the list of top 20 highest currencies in the World. Canadian Dollar is the fifth most held reserve currency in the world after the US dollar, the euro, the yen, and the pound sterling.

  • Currency: Canadian Dollar.
  • Currency Code: CAD.
  • 1 CAD to USD: $0.80.
  • Highest denomination note 100 CAD = USD 80.

Canadian Dollar - one of the highest currencies in the world

Panamanian Balboa

Panamanian Balboa ranks at the number 15 in the list of top 20 most powerful currencies in the World. However., Panamanian Balboa does not have any currency notes as USD is widely used in the country.

  • Currency: Panamian Balboa.
  • Currency Code: PAB.
  • 1 PAB to USD: $1.
  • Highest denomination note 100 PAB = USD 100.

Panamanian Balboa - one of the most powerful currencies in the world

Bermudian Dollar

Bermudian Dollar ranks at number 14 in the list of top 20 strongest currencies in the World. The country is well known for the Bermuda Triangle.

  • Currency: Bermudian Dollar..
  • Currency Code: BMD.
  • 1 BMD to USD: $1.
  • Highest denomination note 100 BMD = USD 100.

Bermudian Dollar - one of the strongest currencies in the world

Bahamian Dollar

Bahamian Dollar ranks at the number 13 in the list of top 20 highest currencies in the World.

  • Currency: Bahamian Dollar.
  • Currency Code: BSD.
  • 1 BSD to USD: $1.
  • Highest denomination note 100 BSD = USD 100.

Bahamian Dollar - one of the highest currencies in the world

US Dollar

The US Dollar ranks at number 12 in the list of top 20 most powerful currencies in the World. However, it is the most traded currency in the world.

  • Currency: US Dollar.
  • Currency Code: USD.
  • Highest denomination note 100 USD.

US Dollar - one of the most powerful currencies in the world

Swiss Franc

Swiss Franc ranks at number 11 in the list of top 20 strongest currencies in the World.

  • Currency: Swiss Franc.
  • Currency Code: CHF.
  • 1 CHF to USD: $1.10.
  • Highest denomination note 1,000 CHF = USD 1,100.

Swiss Franc - one of the strongest currencies in the world

Euro

Euro ranks at the number 10 in the list of top 20 highest currencies in the World. Euro is used in 19 countries. It is the second most traded currency in the world after the US Dollar.

  • Currency: Euro.
  • Currency Code: EUR.
  • 1 EUR to USD: $1.19.
  • Highest denomination note 500 EUR = USD 595.

Euro - one of the highest currencies in the world

Cayman Islands Dollar

Cayman Islands Dollar ranks at number 9 in the list of top 20 most powerful currencies in the World.

  • Currency: Cayman Islands Dollar.
  • Currency Code: KYD.
  • 1 KYD to USD: $1.20.
  • Highest denomination note 100 KYD = USD 120.

Cayman Islands Dollar - one of the most powerful currencies in the world

Saint Helena Pound

St. Helena Pound with the currency code SHP is the currency of the Atlantic Islands of Saint Helena and Ascension which is a British overseas territory. It ranks at number 8 in the list of the top 20 highest currencies in the World.

  • Currency: Saint Helena Pound.
  • Currency Code: SHP.
  • 1 SHP to USD: $1.39.
  • Highest denomination note 20 SHP = USD 27.80.

St. Helena Pound - one of the highest currencies in the world

Gibraltar Pound

Gibraltar Pound with the currency code GIP is the currency of Gibraltar which is a British overseas territory. The currency is pegged to the British Pound Sterling. It ranks at number 7 in the list of the top 20 most powerful currencies in the World.

  • Currency: Gibraltar Pound.
  • Currency Code: GIP.
  • 1 GIP to USD: $1.39.
  • Highest denomination note 50 GIP = USD 69.50.

Gibraltar Pound - one of the most powerful currencies in the world

Falkland Islands Pound

The Falkland Islands Pound is the currency of the Falkland Islands which is a British overseas territory. The currency is pegged to the British Pound Sterling. It ranks at number 6 in the list of the top 20 strongest currencies in the World.

  • Currency: Falkland Islands Pound.
  • Currency Code: FKP.
  • 1 FKP to USD: $1.39.
  • Highest denomination note 50 FKP = USD 69.50.

Falkland Islands Pound - one of the strongest currencies in the world

Pound Sterling

British Pound Sterling ranks at the number 5 in the list of top 20 highest currencies in the World. It is one of the 5 most traded currencies in the world.

  • Currency: Pound Sterling.
  • Currency Code: GBP.
  • 1 GBP to USD: $1.39.
  • Highest denomination note 50 GBP = USD 69.50.

British Pound Sterling - one of the highest currencies in the world

Jordanian Dinar

Jordanian Dinar ranks at number 4 in the list of top 20 most powerful currencies in the World. Jordanian Dinar is tied, pegged, or fixed to the USD.

  • Currency: Jordanian Dinar.
  • Currency Code: JOD.
  • 1 JOD to USD: $1.41.
  • Highest denomination note 50 JOD = USD 71.

Jordanian Dinar - one of the most powerful currencies in the world

Omani Riyal

Omani Riyal ranks at the number 3 in the list of top 20 strongest currencies in the World. Before 1970, Oman had been using Indian Rupee as its official currency. 

  • Currency: Omani Riyal.
  • Currency Code: OMR.
  • 1 OMR to USD: $2.60.
  • Highest denomination note 50 OMR = USD 130.

Omani Riyal - one of the strongest currencies in the world

Bahraini Dinar

Bahrain was the very first country that discovered its oil reserves. Bahraini Dinar ranks at number 2 in the list of top 20 highest currencies in the World. Bahraini Dinar is tied, pegged, or fixed to the USD.

  • Currency: Bahraini Dinar.
  • Currency Code: BHD.
  • 1 BHD to USD: $2.65.
  • Highest denomination note 20 BHD = USD 53.

Bahraini Dinar - one of the highest currencies in the world

Kuwaiti Dinar – Strongest Currency in the World

Kuwaiti Dinar is the strongest, most powerful, and highest currencies in the World.

  • Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar.
  • Currency Code: KWD.
  • 1 KWD to USD: $3.33.
  • Highest denomination note 20 KWD = USD 66.60.

Kuwaiti Dinar - the strongest currency in the world

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