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A Tourist's Guide to Japanese Currency

What currency is used in Japan? Find out information about Japanese yen bills and coins.

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Economy: Yen is the currency of Japan. One yen is worth 0.010 of U.S. dollar. On the single yen is a man named Ninomiya Kinjiro(1787-1856), he was a leader in Japanese agriculture. He represents a symbol of hard work and perseverance.

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Japanese coins. The 1-yen coins at the top are made of aluminum and look and feel like play money, but they are important at the supermarket. The 5-yen coins have a hole in them but no Roman numeral on them. The 10-yen coins resemble British 1-pence coins in color and size.


Did you know? The Ten Yen coin features a detailed image of Byodo-in Temple in Kyoto. Click the link to learn more about Japanese Yen.


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