Key:currency

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Description
Currency accepted or dispensed.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodes
should not be used on ways
may be used on areas
should not be used on relations
Status: Unspecified

Currency accepted or dispensed.

  • currency:XXX=yes The currency "XXX" is accepted/dispensed. "XXX" is replaced by the three letter currency code.
  • currency:XXX=no The currency "XXX" is not accepted/dispensed. "XXX" is replaced by the three letter currency code.
  • currency:others=no Add this tag if all accepted/dispensed currencies have been added to the feature, all other currencies which have not been explicitly tagged are treated as "not accepted".

Examples

  • currency:EUR=yes Euros are accepted but it is unclear wheather other currencies are accepted, too
  • currency:USD=no it is unknown which currencies are accepted at all but at least we know it's not US Dollars
  • currency:JPY=yes + currency:others=no only Yen are accepted, all other currencies are rejected

Bad examples

  • currency:eur=yes Avoid this (and similar) notation, according to ISO 4217 the currency code must be in capital letters
  • currency:EUR=no + currency:USD=no + currency:RUR=yes + currency:others=no The currencies EUR and USD can be omitted since currency:others=no implicitly says that all other currencies are rejected

Notes

For Bitcoin please use currency:XBT=* instead of currency:BTC=*. In fact "XBT" is ISO 4217 compliant.

Replaces

This tagging scheme replaces the currency=<XXX> scheme, which is not working properly because an ATM can dispense several currencies.

Frequent combinations