The 5 types of Banana Coins available in Donkey Kong 64
|First Appearance||Donkey Kong Country 2|
|Latest Appearance||Donkey Kong Country Returns|
|Features||Currency to buy items/weapons and other things.|
The Banana Coin is an item that first appeared in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. They are a new iteration of the original Banana item from the original Donkey Kong Country series in the form of a coin meant to be used as a form of in-game currency. They display a banana bunch and are used for Cranky's advice/Winky's Save Points and buying different items.
 Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong's Quest
Banana Coins are used for buying things from other Kongs, such as Cranky's advice or a Quiz. In the GBA version, they can be used to rematch a boss.
 Donkey Kong 64
In Donkey Kong 64, Banana Coins come in each of the five Kongs different indicative colours: yellow, red, purple, blue, and green. The Banana Coins can only be used to buy Potion Moves from Cranky's Lab, weapons and weapon upgrades at Funky's Armory, and power instruments from Candy's Music Shop.
 Donkey Kong Jungle Climber
Banana Coins are used to buy certain levels in DK Jungle Climber.