Paper money changing for the first time in 20 years. On the 10,000 yen Eiichi Shibusawa. - tonbo translations

Paper money changing for the first time in 20 years. On the 10,000 yen Eiichi Shibusawa.

Eiichi Shibusawa – Kitasato Shibasaburo – Tsuda Umeko

On the 8th, the government for the first time in 20 years has come to an agreement on a policy to reform 10,000 and other yen currency, sources say.  For the portraits of the new bills, the following people are currently being considered: On the 10,000 yen, a businessman named Eiichi Shibusawa known to be “the father of capitalism”.  On the 5,000 yen, Tsuda Umeko, founder of Tsuda Juku University.  Lastly, on the 1,000 yen, the founder of modern day Japanese medical science Kitasato Shibasaburou.  As soon as on the 9th, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Aso Taro may make an announcement.

紙幣 20年ぶりに刷新へ 一万円札に渋沢栄一ら
 政府が一万円などの紙幣を20年ぶりに刷新する方針を固めたことが8日、分かった。新札の肖像画には、一万円札が「資本主義の父」と呼ばれた実業家の渋沢栄一、五千円札は津田塾大創始者の津田梅子、千円札は「近代日本医学の父」といわれる医学博士の北里柴三郎の起用を検討している。早ければ9日にも麻生太郎副総理兼財務相が発表する。

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