Symbols: Money

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Yen

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  • Description: The Yen is Japan’s national currency.  Meaning “circle” or “round object”, the Yen became Japan’s official form of currency in 1871 during the Meiji period, replacing the unstable monetary system used during the previous Edo period. 
    For more information, visit:  
    http://www.currencyinformation.org/History-of-the-Japanese-Yen.htm

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