Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 114217 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 4796  11.62%
NUr$ 4796  11.62%
SKr 3659  8.86%
RO 2394  5.80%
FKr 1914  4.64%
CFA Franc 1900  4.60%
Fmk 1822  4.41%
Ptas 1792  4.34%
Euro 1753  4.25%
Saudi Arabia 1718  4.16%
Czechoslovakia 1701  4.12%
Mexico 1552  3.76%
Greece 1521  3.68%
Spain 1459  3.53%
Republic of China 1449  3.51%
Hungary 1440  3.49%
gilder 1432  3.47%
Brazil 1432  3.47%
Continental dollars 1422  3.44%
Japan 1334  3.23%