five-yen coin

Busting one of the biggest myths about the five-yen coin and shrine offerings in Japan

You may have heard giving a certain amount of money will win you favor with the gods, but a very high authority says otherwise.

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This amazing suit of samurai armor is made of five-yen coins, and you can make your own too【Pics】

Beautiful mother/son work of art meets a bittersweet end at the hands of the one enemy it can’t defeat.

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Does Japan’s five-yen coin need a foreigner-friendly redesign?

Japanese citizens feel the symbolism-rich coin, which lacks something, can make travel in Japan difficult for foreign guests.

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