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Money in Edo times

Michifumi Isoda wrote a book "Bushi no Kakeibo" (Household Account Book of Samurai) in 2003. He says the value of the currency in Edo times is;

Also, he says 1 ryo(price unit in Edo) is approximately 300,000 yen in the book.

ryo(両)
kin(金)ryo(両)
gin(銀)momme(匁)
sen(銭)mon(文)
yenyen

He says 1 ryo is approximately 50,000 yen, judging from the price of rice.

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