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CodeSystem: Currency

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-Currency Version: 2.0.1
Retired as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: Health Level 7 Computable Name: Currency
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1058

The currency unit as defined in ISO 4217.

Created prior to ISO ruling on OIDs for ISO code tables defined in ISO standards. Retired. Replaced by 1.0.4217 iso4217.

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

SpecializesCodingThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.
GeneralizesCodingInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idcodeThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statuscodeDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-Currency defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

ARS Argentine PesoArgentine Peso, monetary currency of Argentina17389active
AUD Australian DollarAustralian Dollar, monetary currency of Australia17390active
BRL Brazilian RealBrazilian Real, monetary currency of Brazil17391active
CAD Canadian DollarCanadian Dollar, monetary currency of Canada17392active
CHF Swiss FrancSwiss Franc, monetary currency of Switzerland17410active
CLF Unidades de FormentoUnidades de Formento, monetary currency of Chile17393active
CNY Yuan RenminbiYuan Renminbi, monetary currency of China17394active
DEM Deutsche MarkDeutsche Mark, monetary currency of Germany17398active
ESP Spanish PesetaSpanish Peseta, monetary currency of Spain17409active
EUR EuroEuro, monetary currency of European Union17395active
FIM MarkkaMarkka, monetary currency of Finland17396active
FRF French FrancFrench Franc, monetary currency of France17397active
GBP Pound SterlingPound Sterling, monetary currency of United Kingdom17414active
ILS ShekelShekel, monetary currency of Israel17400active
INR Indian RupeeIndian Rupee, monetary currency of India17399active
JPY YenYen, monetary currency of Japan17401active
KRW WonWon, monetary currency of Korea (South)17402active
MXN Mexican Nuevo PesoMexican Nuevo Peso, monetary currency of Mexico17403active
NLG Netherlands GuilderNetherlands Guilder, monetary currency of Netherlands17404active
NZD New Zealand DollarNew Zealand Dollar, monetary currency of New Zealand17405active
PHP Philippine PesoPhilippine Peso, monetary currency of Philippines17406active
RUR Russian RubleRussian Ruble, monetary currency of Russian Federation17407active
THB BahtBaht, monetary currency of Thailand17412active
TRL LiraLira, monetary currency of Turkey17413active
TWD Taiwan DollarTaiwan Dollar, monetary currency of Taiwan17411active
USD US DollarUS Dollar, monetary currency of United States17415active
ZAR RandRand, monetary currency of South Africa17408active


2022-07-22reviseJessica BotaTSMGAdd default value of TRUE for code systems missing caseSensitive element unless otherwise specified; UP-322
2020-09-10deprecateTed KleinVocabulary WGdeprecationEffectiveVersion=584-20081027 This Code System was deprecated (retired) as of the Vocabulary Model version shown.