Dating a taiwan coin
This character only occurs on Ching Dynasty cash, so it it is present on the back of your coin, click here, or on the image, to go to a page that lists the Ching Dynasty obverse types. If this character occurs on only one types, you will be taken to the appropriate part of our reference listing.If it occurs on more than one type, you will be shown images of the coins we have listed with that character and if you find your coin just click on the image to go to a listing of it.For example, Heisei year 3 would correspond to 1991 (year 1 is 1989, year 2 is 1990, and year 3 is 1991).
The numbers are the same and are read from right to left.
Instead, Japanese uses combinations of numerals which add and/or multiply to the number being written.
For example, 11 is not written 一一 (1 1) - it is 十一 (10 1, or 10 1). 20 is 二十 (2 10, or 2 * 10), and 22 is 二十二 (2 10 2, or 2 * 10 2).
Japanese uses a number-writing system that is shared with the Chinese language, and is generally referred to as the Chinese numerals.
The symbols used to represent 0 through 10 are pictured below, with their European/Arabic equivalent: Numbers above (and including) 10 are not made by combining individual digits, like in the Arabic numeral system.
Calculating the Gregorian Date Once you know the era name and year, you can calculate the Gregorian year using the era table above.