Currency Information on Japanese Yen
Currency Information on Japanese Yen - JPY — Japanese Yen - ¥
The Japanese Yen is a popular reserve currency, and has been greatly undervalued over time against the USD. The value of the yen has fluctuated over time, and in 2013 the value was 100 yen to the dollar.
Coins in yen denominations display the current emperor’s rule date rather than the year of mintage.
Coins are available in denominations of ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥50, ¥100 and ¥500, whilst banknotes are issued in denominations of ¥1000, ¥2000, ¥5000 and ¥10,000.