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Issuance of a new series of Bank of Japan Notes


Issuance scheduled for 3rd July 2024.

10,000 yen note

Front (Portrait):SHIBUSAWA Eiichi

A business leader and entrepreneur of early modern Japan who was involved in the founding of around 500 business and economic organizations.

front picture of 10,000 yen note

Back:Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building

The red-brick station is a historic landmark and was designated an Important cultural property of Japan.

back picture of 10,000 yen note

5,000 yen note

Front (Portrait):TSUDA Umeko

The pioneer of higher education for women in modern Japan who founded Joshi Eigaku Juku (current Tsuda Juku Daigaku), a private women’s college in Japan.Among the first female students sent to the U.S. as part of the government’s overseas study program.

front picture of 5,000 yen note

Back:Japanese wisteria flowers (fuji)

Popular among people in Japan since ancient times, these flowers frequently appear in classic Japanese literature such as the Kojiki, records of ancient Japan, and Man'yōshū, a collection of Japanese poetry.

back picture of 5,000 yen note

1,000 yen note

Front (Portrait):KITASATO Shibasaburo

Developed serum therapy for tetanus. Also known for discovering the plague bacillus. Established the Institute for Infectious Diseases and founded the Kitasato Institute.

front picture of 1,000 yen note

Back:Fugaku sanjūrokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji)

One of the most famous Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. A masterpiece by Katsushika Hokusai, an ukiyo-e artist of the Edo period.

back picture of 1,000 yen note

Security features and universal design

New Security Features

High-definition watermark

a picture of high-definition watermark

Holograms using state-of -the art technology

a picture of holograms using state-of -the art technology

Universal design

Tactile marks will be upgraded and placed in a different position depending on the denomination.
picture of tactile marks

The numerals of each denomination will be larger.

a picture of larger numerals of each denomination

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