Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 76777 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 3442  13.03%
NUr$ 3442  13.03%
SKr 1953  7.40%
FKr 1362  5.16%
Fmk 1260  4.77%
Saudi Arabia 1147  4.34%
CFA Franc 1129  4.28%
Czechoslovakia 1101  4.17%
Euro 1101  4.17%
Mexico 1039  3.93%
RO 1028  3.89%
Greece 1008  3.82%
gilder 1004  3.80%
Spain 977  3.70%
Brazil 957  3.62%
Republic of China 946  3.58%
Hungary 922  3.49%
Continental dollars 895  3.39%
Japan 870  3.29%
Thailand 822  3.11%