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A de facto currency is a unit of money that is not legal tender in a country but is treated as such by most of the populace. The United States dollar and the European Union euro are the most common de facto currencies.



The following have the euro as their de facto currency:

United States dollar

The following have the USD as their de facto currency:

While legal tender, the following countries use currencies that are not their own:

Russian ruble

The following have the Russian ruble as their de facto currency:

Kelantanese dinar

In Kelantan, the Kelantanese dinar is classed as being a de facto currency, although the Malaysian ringgit is the only legal tender currency.


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