Some currencies already exist, like ,  and they are all instances of
currency . Unfortunately there are no links to all instances from .
So is there a possibility to get this list from Wikidata?
Yes, there is.
There are several ways to get this list:
You can, in Wikidata website, look at every entity that has a link to currency (
Q8142): https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:WhatLinksHere/Q8142. The problem of this is that you will have some entities that makes a link to currency other than
This tool uses a query language WDQ. Its documentation is here: https://wdq.wmflabs.org/api_documentation.html
Here is how it works:
The property "instance of" has the identifier
The value "currency" has the identifier
If you want every Wikidata entity with the condition
(P31 == Q8142) equals true:
claim[31:8142]in the form field called Query;
- click on the Run button.
The official dataset on currencies is maintained by the ISO 4217 standard. You can download the currency dataset in XML or Excel format at this link: