Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 160339 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 6982  10.98%
NUr$ 6982  10.98%
SKr 5890  9.26%
RO 4741  7.46%
Ptas 4037  6.35%
CFA Franc 2742  4.31%
Euro 2720  4.28%
FKr 2616  4.11%
Fmk 2557  4.02%
Czechoslovakia 2523  3.97%
Saudi Arabia 2390  3.76%
Mexico 2320  3.65%
Greece 2226  3.50%
Continental dollars 2199  3.46%
Spain 2155  3.39%
Hungary 2129  3.35%
Republic of China 2129  3.35%
Brazil 2125  3.34%
gilder 2114  3.33%
Japan 1982  3.12%