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AUD to JPY Exchange Rate

Code JPY
Symbol ¥
Coins
Unholed - ¥1, ¥10, ¥100, ¥500; Holed - ¥5, ¥50
Banknotes
¥1000, ¥2000, ¥5000 and ¥10,000

Buying Japanese Yen

  • Budget planning tool

    Punch in your holiday deets in the tool below to help you plan your spending money.

  • No commission

    On foreign exchange rates when you order with Travel Money Oz.

  • Pick up locally

    Pick up your JPY with no hassles from one of our many stores across Australia.

Planning your trip to Japan

Holiday Budget Calculator

We get it, doing your holiday budget is a snore fest. It's important though, so we've made it super easy for you to do now. Just punch in your holiday deets and we'll combine destination spend data with our exchange rates so you know how much to take. Easy peasy budget donesy!

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About the Yen

Coins and Notes

The Japanese yen (¥) is available in unholed coins ¥1, ¥10, ¥100, and ¥500, and holed coins ¥5 and ¥50. Banknotes include ¥1000, ¥2000, ¥5000 and ¥10,000 variations.

Facts about the currency

  • The name ‘yen’ comes from the Japanese translation of ‘a round object’.
  • Between December 1941 and April 1949, the yen didn’t have a true exchange rate, as wartime inflation had reduced the yen to a fraction of its value before the war. The US occupation government fixed the value of the yen at ¥360 per US$1 in 1949 in an attempt to stabilise prices in the Japanese economy. This rate was abandoned in 1971.
  • While most nations display the Gregorian calendar year of mintage on their coins, yen coins display the year of the current emperor's reign.