Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 102946 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 4416  12.06%
NUr$ 4416  12.06%
SKr 3018  8.24%
RO 1904  5.20%
FKr 1756  4.80%
CFA Franc 1684  4.60%
Fmk 1673  4.57%
Saudi Arabia 1581  4.32%
Euro 1535  4.19%
Czechoslovakia 1529  4.18%
Mexico 1409  3.85%
Greece 1385  3.78%
Republic of China 1319  3.60%
Spain 1318  3.60%
gilder 1306  3.57%
Hungary 1303  3.56%
Continental dollars 1294  3.53%
Brazil 1288  3.52%
Ptas 1254  3.42%
Japan 1206  3.29%