Zend_Currency is part of the strong support for i18n in Zend
Framework. It handles all issues related to currency, money representation and formatting.
It also provides additional methods which provide localized information on currencies, such
as which currency is used in which region.
Zend_Currency offers the following functions for handling
Complete Locale support
Zend_Currency works with all available locales and
therefore knows about over 100 different localized currencies. This includes
currency names, abbreviations, money signs and more.
Reusable Currency Definitions
Zend_Currency does not include the value of the
currency. This is the reason why its functionality is not included in
has the advantage that already defined currency representations can be reused.
Zend_Currency includes fluent interfaces where possible.
Zend_Currency includes additional methods that offer
information about which regions a currency is used in or which currency is used
in a specified region.