Rupees are the currency in most Zelda games. The only exception is Holodrum's underworld Subrosia, which uses Ore.
Small green Rupees are worth one, and large green Rupees are worth fifty. The green Rupee appears in eight games.
Small blue Rupees are worth five, and large blue Rupees are worth one hundred. The blue Rupee appears in eight games.
Small red Rupees are worth twenty, and large red Rupees are worth two hundred. The red Rupee appears in eight games.
The purple Rupee exists in all four 3D Zelda games.
Debuting in Ocarina of Time, where collecting all five silver Rupees solved a puzzle in a particular room, the silver Rupee exists in all four 3D Zelda titles.
Debuting in the original title, the yellow Rupee has appeared in three games.
The orange Rupee exists in the three of the four 3D Zelda titles.
Appearing either gold or dark orange, this Rupee's color is not specified textually and is simply called "huge." It exists in three games.
Other Rupee Types