(This is the sign for the Japanese yen.)
The yen name is from an ancient term for round money.
The yen is the main
coin in Japan. They are worth 50, 100, and 500 yen.
Value of the yen in U.S. Dollars:
for the chart.
The yen was first made in 1869. The yen was adopted
as the main unit of money in Japan in 1871.
The paper money in Japan usually comes
in the amounts of 1,000, 5,000, and 10,000.