- September 06, 2021
In 2021, the Japan Mint celebrates its 150th anniversary. This is the opportunity for NUMISMAG to ask some questions to the Japan Mint related to its history. The actual Japan Mint was founded in late 19th century with the help of foreign ingeniors. KANO Natsuo, father of first modern japanese coinages, was held as a great artist and worked for the mint during that period, a very mooving and rich period for numismatics of Japan.
NUMISMAG: Which event was the origin of Japan Mint foundation (advent of the MEIJI era)?
JAPAN MINT: At the end of...