10 Most Expensive Currencies in 2017 (Hint: No. 1 Isn’t the U.S. Dollar)
If you want to know what the most expensive currency is in 2017, then don’t bother looking at the U.S. dollar, the British pound, or the euro. Surprisingly, the most valuable currencies in the world don’t always belong to the wealthiest economies.
The following list of currencies gives the U.S. dollar a run for its money when it comes to the most expensive currency in the world. All exchange rates are as of August 29, 2017.
2017’s 10 Most Expensive Currencies
|Rank||Country Name||Currency Name|
|1||Kuwait||Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)|
|2||Bahrain||Bahraini Dinar (BHD)|
|3||Oman||Omani Rial (OMR)|
|4||Jordan||Jordanian Dinar (JOD)|
|5||United Kingdom||British Pound (GBP)|
|6||Gibraltar||Gibraltar Pound (GIP)|
|7||Libya||Libyan Dinar (LYD)|
|8||European Union||Euro (EUR)|
|9||Switzerland||Swiss Franc (CHF)|
|10||United States||U.S. Dollar (USD)|