But we do at least have one currency and one government, however inept it is.
Indeed, when it comes to the paper version of American currency, $100 bills are the show.
It controls its currency, and the market is not at all worried about its debt position.
1650s, "condition of flowing," from Latin currens, present participle of currere "to run" (see current (adj.)); the sense of a flow or course extended 1699 (by John Locke) to "circulation of money."
Any form of money in actual use as a medium of exchange.