Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 61185 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 2748  12.83%
NUr$ 2748  12.83%
SKr 1562  7.29%
FKr 1160  5.41%
Fmk 1045  4.88%
Saudi Arabia 944  4.41%
Czechoslovakia 935  4.36%
CFA Franc 927  4.33%
Euro 888  4.15%
Mexico 856  4.00%
Greece 833  3.89%
RO 819  3.82%
gilder 813  3.80%
Spain 805  3.76%
Brazil 776  3.62%
Republic of China 764  3.57%
Hungary 733  3.42%
Continental dollars 724  3.38%
Japan 693  3.23%
Thailand 646  3.02%