A Ryō (両) was a gold piece in pre-Meiji Japan. It was eventually replaced with a system based on the yen. Contents 1 Origins, 2 Tokugawa period, 3 Modern conversion, 4 See also, 5 References, Origins: The ryō was originally a unit of weight from China, the tael. It came into use in Japan during the Kamakura period. By the Azuchi-Momo… Read More