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

Your Japanese journey awaits

With its ancient culture and hospitable people, a journey to Japan is truly a magical experience. There are historic temples to be discovered, buzzing markets to trawl, fresh sushi to devour, and mountains to climb. However you’re planning to spend your time in Japan, you’re going to need to swap your Aussie dollars for the Japanese yen.

Guide to the JPY

Not sure how much Japanese yen you'll need or what to spend your money on when in Japan? We've got you covered with this short video guide.

For more information, read our full Travel Money Guide to Japan.

Currency rate alert

Hold onto your kimono – check out the exchange rate between the AUD and JPY in the historical charts below. If you're interested in factors that influence the exchange rate, you can learn more by reading our Traveller's Guide to JPY Forecasting.

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AUD (Australian dollar) - Australia
AUD /
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today's rate
1 AUD = JPY on Cash
1 AUD = JPY on Travel Money Card

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.