Almost all the things about life style and culture of Japan are exotic for western people, and coins of Japan are not exclusions. Mysterious Japan is the high developed Asian country located on the narrow islands in the Pacific Ocean. Total amount of Japanese archipelago islands is 6 852. The country has humid oceanic climate and mountainous relief due to its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire. This causes active volcanic processes including eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis. Despite being on the world’s top economical and technical level, Japan has the highest risk of natural disaster among all the developed countries. Japanese people live mostly in the coastal areas of the country, because mountains are not suitable for living or agricultural use. Due to the deficit of land Japan is known for its extreme population density.
Some natural features of Japan are widely known, such as cherry blossoms, red maples and volcanoes, but the list isn’t exhaustive. The country has amazing wildlife including endemic species such as Japanese macaques, which like to take a bath in hot springs in winter. Japanese culture, both ancient and modern, is also incredible and unlike any other. Its architecture, poetry, national dresses and hairstyles, traditional drama art, Sumo wrestling and current everyday technologies excite foreigners. Some of the features are minted on Japanese coins for selling to collectors. Many special coins of Japan also commemorate significant events in country’s history such as Olympic Games. The denominations of commemorative Japanese coins are indicated in yens. Beautiful collectible coins of Japan usually have nice keeping boxes.
Japan is known, besides of all, for its cuisine, which became popular in western countries. Other famous Japanese features are legendary warriors - samurais and ninjas, which have become the characters of numerous modern stories, movies and cartoons. And the last but not the least Japanese influences are manga and anime. Video games also had been invented in Japan and became popular worldwide. At the same time, Japanese coins are rather rarities in collections because of, probably, a lack of supply and a great distance between Japan and western civilizations. Make a great deal buying collectable coins of Japan at Coinsberg.com!
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