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Money in the Land of the Rising Sun II - Japan’s Road to the Yen

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With the beginning of modern times (which began in Japan around 1600), a radical turn around took place in the Land of the Rising Sun. Under the government of the Tokugawa shoguns, the island nation cut itself off almost completely from the outside world. In this time an independent Japanese culture evolved – and a coinage system of its own

Money in the Land of the Rising Sun II - Japan’s Road to the Yen