Currencies of East Asia

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Currencies of East Asia

  1. 1. Currencies of East Asia Eric Amavizca
  2. 2. Korean Currency  Mun − 1633-1892  Yang − 1892-1902  Won − 1902-1910  Yen − 1910-1945
  3. 3. Korean Currency  North Korean Currency:  South Korean Currency: − Won (1947-) − Won (1945-1953) − Hwan (1953-1962) − Won (1962-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_2fqZFK-QE
  4. 4. Chinese Currency  Cowry Shells − radical ' 貝 – Pictograph for Shell  Qin Shi Huang − Copper based coins − Stones of grain  World War II: − Gold Yuan − Silver Yuan
  5. 5. Chinese Currency  People's Republic of China − Renminbi
  6. 6. Japanese Currency  Koku − Rice  Wadōkaichin − Oldest known coin − Minted in 708  Mon (1336 – 1870) − →
  7. 7. Japanese Currency  Yen (1871- present)  1000 – Natsume Soseki (Writer)  5000 – Nitobe Inazo (Educator)  10,000 – Fukuzawa Yukichi ( Educator)
  8. 8. Japanese Currency 1 USD = 95.02 JPY 100 JPY = 1.0524 USD 1 EUR = 133.74 JPY 200 JPY = 1.4954 EUR 1 GBP = 154.93 JPY 200 JPY = 1.2909 GBP 1 CHF = 88.36 JPY 100 JPY = 1.1317 CHF 1 AUD = 75.26 JPY 100 JPY = 1.3287 AUD 1 CAD = 82.44 JPY 100 JPY = 1.213 CAD

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