BoJ unveils new 10,000-yen note

Bank of Japan

The Bank of Japan announced the new design of its largest banknote, the 10,000 yen ($91), on September 1. The note features Shibusawa Eiichi, the reformist who was hailed as the “father of Japanese capitalism”.

Printing of the banknote started on the same day and issuance of the new note is expected to begin in the first half of 2024, according to NHK News. The back of the note shows an illustration of Tokyo Station.

The banknote is equipped with “3D-hologram” technology to help identify

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