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Japanese coin in circulation during the Age of The Samurai

Edo Period

Ca. 1668 - 1683

Minted in Kameido


1 mon coin 


This is a Japanese coin in ciruclation during the age of the samurai.


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Samurai were the warrior nobility of feudal Japan, known for their strict code of honor called Bushido and their skill in martial arts, particularly swordsmanship. They served as the military elite and held considerable power and influence during this time.


The Age of the Samurai was characterized by a feudal system where powerful lords, known as daimyo, ruled over territories, and samurai served them as retainers or vassals. It was a time marked by frequent warfare between competing clans and the rise and fall of various shogunates.


Kaneitsuho is a term primarily used in the context of Japanese culture and history. It refers to a specific period during Japan's Edo period, which lasted from 1603 to 1868. The Edo period is known for its relative stability and isolation from the outside world, as well as the dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate.


Kaneitsuho specifically refers to the era spanning from 1789 to 1800, during the reign of Tokugawa Ienari, who was the 11th Tokugawa shogun. This period was marked by economic difficulties, including famine and financial crises. The term "kaneitsuho" itself translates to "the rise in the value of money" or "the appreciation of currency."

Japanese Coin Age of Samurai

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