Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 66035 search inquires.

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

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 3000  12.99%
NUr$ 3000  12.99%
SKr 1734  7.51%
FKr 1234  5.34%
Fmk 1108  4.80%
Saudi Arabia 1007  4.36%
Czechoslovakia 992  4.30%
CFA Franc 985  4.27%
Euro 952  4.12%
Mexico 908  3.93%
Greece 888  3.85%
RO 874  3.79%
gilder 870  3.77%
Spain 857  3.71%
Brazil 828  3.59%
Republic of China 816  3.53%
Hungary 796  3.45%
Continental dollars 778  3.37%
Japan 754  3.27%
Thailand 696  3.01%