Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 145810 search inquires.

Selected term: Japan
Explanation: Official name: Japan. Monetary unit: 1 yen (¥) = 100 sen

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 6260  11.02%
NUr$ 6260  11.02%
SKr 5262  9.26%
RO 4102  7.22%
Ptas 3385  5.96%
CFA Franc 2506  4.41%
Euro 2436  4.29%
FKr 2410  4.24%
Fmk 2343  4.12%
Czechoslovakia 2270  3.99%
Saudi Arabia 2176  3.83%
Mexico 2088  3.67%
Greece 2003  3.52%
Spain 1957  3.44%
Continental dollars 1938  3.41%
Hungary 1932  3.40%
Republic of China 1920  3.38%
Brazil 1904  3.35%
gilder 1895  3.33%
Japan 1774  3.12%