Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 93929 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 4062  12.51%
NUr$ 4062  12.51%
SKr 2552  7.86%
FKr 1592  4.90%
RO 1540  4.74%
Fmk 1507  4.64%
Saudi Arabia 1470  4.53%
CFA Franc 1447  4.45%
Czechoslovakia 1371  4.22%
Euro 1334  4.11%
Mexico 1248  3.84%
Greece 1235  3.80%
Republic of China 1184  3.64%
Spain 1183  3.64%
gilder 1171  3.60%
Continental dollars 1156  3.56%
Brazil 1144  3.52%
Hungary 1132  3.48%
Japan 1077  3.32%
Thailand 1005  3.09%