Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 126387 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 5260  11.21%
NUr$ 5260  11.21%
SKr 4325  9.21%
RO 3086  6.57%
Ptas 2430  5.18%
CFA Franc 2109  4.49%
FKr 2097  4.47%
Fmk 2012  4.29%
Euro 1998  4.26%
Czechoslovakia 1925  4.10%
Saudi Arabia 1877  4.00%
Mexico 1738  3.70%
Greece 1707  3.64%
Spain 1634  3.48%
Hungary 1620  3.45%
Republic of China 1605  3.42%
Brazil 1602  3.41%
gilder 1591  3.39%
Continental dollars 1585  3.38%
Japan 1474  3.14%