Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 82166 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 3650  12.93%
NUr$ 3650  12.93%
SKr 2087  7.39%
FKr 1440  5.10%
Fmk 1333  4.72%
Saudi Arabia 1244  4.41%
CFA Franc 1217  4.31%
Czechoslovakia 1186  4.20%
Euro 1166  4.13%
RO 1158  4.10%
Mexico 1102  3.90%
Greece 1081  3.83%
gilder 1064  3.77%
Spain 1030  3.65%
Republic of China 1012  3.59%
Brazil 1011  3.58%
Hungary 984  3.49%
Continental dollars 978  3.47%
Japan 942  3.34%
Thailand 885  3.14%