New ¥500 coin equipped with advanced technology postponed

Japan News | Jan 24, 2021 at 11:38 AM
  • Aside from some state-of-the-art anti-counterfeiting technology, Japan’s new ¥500 coin will essentially look the same as the one currently in circulation, the Finance Ministry announced Friday. The original plan of issuing the coins in the first half of 2021 is likely to be postponed due to issu…