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Kagawa Prefecture Town Banking on Revival of Old Coins to Boost Local Industry


Offbeat  (tags: old coin, Edo period, Kagawa prefecture, Japan, Kanonji town, revival, local industry, tourists, sand sculpture, Kanei Tsuho )

Naoko
- 2318 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A Kagawa prefecture town is hoping to boost its popularity among tourists and help local businesses by reviving the use of coins from Edo period. The town on Kanonji is known for its connection to the old coins, boasting a huge sand sculpture of a coin



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Erin R. (179)
Tuesday February 23, 2010, 6:28 pm
Thanks for the interesting article. Nice pictures!
 
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