Japanese coins are dated by ruling emperor (year of accession) plus the regnal year. Prior to 1948 regnal numbers are read from right to left. Examples: Emperor (Mutsuhito) regnal year from R to L = 2 x 10 + 6.
How do you date a Japanese 5 yen coin?
For example - 5 yen 2013. Its mean - 25 years from beginning of Heisei period (1989) = 2013 (1989+25-1). Not 2014 (1989+25), because 1989 is the first year, not zero. Attention - on the Japanese coins before 1948 and on the some later coins (for example 100 yen 1957-1958), the date should be read from right to left.
How do Japanese convert dates?
Converting recent dates In Japanese they are usually just numbered 1 to 12. This means that conversion of recent dates is trivial: Japanese month and day agree with Western month and day, and Western year is Japanese year plus era offset. rom. For example, 平成27年6月1日 is 2015-06-01.
What is a 50-yen coin worth?
FeaturesIssuerJapanTypeStandard circulation coinYears42-63 (1967-1988)CalendarJapanese - Shōwa eraValue50 Yen 50 JPY = 0.46 USD10 more rows
What does 100 Japanese yen look like?
The 100 yen coin (百円硬貨, Hyaku-en kōka) is a denomination of Japanese yen. The current design was first minted in silver in 1959 and saw a change of metal in 1967. It is the second-highest denomination coin in Japan after the 500 yen coin .100 yen coin.Value100 Japanese yenMass4.8 gDiameter22.6 mmShapecircularObverse10 more rows
How much is $1 US in yen?
Convert US Dollar to Japanese YenUSDJPY1 USD109.624 JPY5 USD548.121 JPY10 USD1,096.24 JPY25 USD2,740.61 JPY7 more rows
What is the Japanese zodiac for 2020?
Year of the Rat 2020 is the Year of the Rat (nezumi-doshi in Japanese), so any cards and talismans with illustrations of mice (nezumi) and hedgehogs (harinezumi) are considered auspicious this year.