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500 Yen (opening of Seikan Tunnel)

500 Yen (opening of Seikan Tunnel)
500 Yen (opening of Seikan Tunnel)
Series:
1948~Today - Commemoratives
Catalog codes:
WCC:y93
Themes:
Maps | Ribbons | Tunnels
Issued on:
1988
Last issue date:
1988
Distribution:
Circulating Commemorative
Weight:
13 grams
Diameter:
30 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
500 ¥
Mintage:
20,000,000
Subject:
celebration type: map/tunnel
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
91.16 Accuracy: Medium
Description:
Opening of Seikan Tunnel
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500 Yen (opening of Seto Bridge)

500 Yen (opening of Seto Bridge)
500 Yen (opening of Seto Bridge)
Series:
1948~Today - Commemoratives
Catalog codes:
WCC:y94
Themes:
Bridges | Maps | Ribbons
Issued on:
1988
Last issue date:
1988
Distribution:
Circulating Commemorative
Weight:
13 grams
Diameter:
30 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
500 ¥
Mintage:
20,000,000
Subject:
celebration type: map/bridge
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
89.67 Accuracy: Medium
Description:
Opening of Seto Bridge
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100 Yen (平成 - Heisei)

100 Yen (平成 - Heisei)
100 Yen (平成 - Heisei)
Series:
1948~Today - Circulating Coins
Catalog codes:
WCC:y98.1, WCC:y98.2
Themes:
Flowers | Plants (Flora)
Issued on:
1989
Last issue date:
2014
Distribution:
Standard Circulation
Weight:
4.8 grams
Diameter:
22.6 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
100 ¥
Edge Variety:
Reeded/grained
Subject:
circulation type: value/flowers
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
22.48 Accuracy: Very High
Description:
Difference between y98.1 and y98.2 was only by date. Makes no sense to separate the two out.
Heisei Year 13 (2001) is scarce
Mintage:
元 - 1 (1989): 368.800.000 - ● - 1 (1989) Proof: 200.000
二 - 2 (1990): 444.753.000 - ● - 2 (1990) Proof: 200.000
三 - 3 (1991): 374.900.000 - ● - 3 (1991) Proof: 220.000
四 - 4 (1992): 210.880.000 - ● - 4 (1992) Proof: 250.000
五 - 5 (1993): 81.990.000 - ● - 5 (1993) Proof: 250.000
六 - 6 (1994): 81.540.000 - ● - 6 (1994) Proof: 227.000
七 - 7 (1995): 92.674.000 - ● - 7 (1995) Proof: 200.000
八 - 8 (1996): 237.024.000 - ● - 8 (1996) Proof: 189.000
九 - 9 (1997): 271.876.000 - ● - 9 (1997) Proof: 212.000
十 - 10 (1998): 252.412.000 - ● - 10 (1998) Proof: 200.000
十一 - 11 (1999): 178.850.000 - ● - 11 (1999) Proof: 280.000
十二 - 12 (2000): 171.800.000 - ● - 12 (2000) Proof: 226.000
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500 Yen (平成 - Heisei)

500 Yen (平成 - Heisei)
500 Yen (平成 - Heisei)
Series:
1948~Today - Circulating Coins
Catalog codes:
WCC:y99.1, WCC:y99.2
Themes:
Flowers | Plants (Flora)
Issued on:
1989
Last issue date:
1999
Distribution:
Standard Circulation
Weight:
7.2 grams
Diameter:
26.5 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
500 ¥
Edge Variety:
Plain/smooth with incuse text:
Subject:
circulation type: value/flower
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
54.74 Accuracy: High
Description:
Difference between y99.1 and y99.2 was only by date
Mintage:
元 - 1 (1989): 192.652.000 - ● - 1 (1989) Proof: 200.000
二 - 2 (1990): 159.753.000 - ● - 2 (1990) Proof: 200.000
三 - 3 (1991): 169.900.000 - ● - 3 (1991) Proof: 220.000
四 - 4 (1992): 87.880.000 - ● - 4 (1992) Proof: 250.000
五 - 5 (1993): 131.990.000 - ● - 5 (1993) Proof: 250.000
六 - 6 (1994): 105.545.000 - ● - 6 (1994) Proof: 227.000
七 - 7 (1995): 182.669.000 - ● - 7 (1995) Proof: 200.000
八 - 8 (1996): 99.024.000 - ● - 8 (1996) Proof: 189.000
九 - 9 (1997): 172.878.000 - ● - 9 (1997) Proof: 212.000
十 - 10 (1998): 214.408.000 - ● - 10 (1998) Proof: 200.000
十一 - 11 (1999): 164.840.000 - ● - 11 (1999) Proof: 280.000

Coin design was changed in Heisei Year 12 (2000) with latent imagery after massive counterfeiting issue plagued this coin.
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50 Yen (平成 - Heisei)

50 Yen (平成 - Heisei)
50 Yen (平成 - Heisei)
Series:
1948~Today - Circulating Coins
Catalog codes:
WCC:y101.1, WCC:y101.2
Themes:
Flowers
Issued on:
1989
Last issue date:
2014
Distribution:
Standard Circulation
Weight:
4 grams
Diameter:
21 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
50 ¥
Mintage:
245,000,000
Edge Variety:
Reeded/grained
Subject:
circulation type: value/flowers
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
33.03 Accuracy: Very High
Description:
Difference between y101.1 and y101.2 was only by date.
Mintage Figures:
元 - 1 (1989): 244.800.000 - ● - 1 (1989) Proof: 200.000
二 - 2 (1990): 274.753.000 - ● - 2 (1990) Proof: 200.000
三 - 3 (1991): 208.900.000 - ● - 3 (1991) Proof: 220.000
四 - 4 (1992): 48.880.000 - ● - 4 (1992) Proof: 250.000
五 - 5 (1993): 50.990.000 - ● - 5 (1993) Proof: 250.000
六 - 6 (1994): 65.540.000 - ● - 6 (1994) Proof: 227.000
七 - 7 (1995): 111.674.000 - ● - 7 (1995) Proof: 200.000
八 - 8 (1996): 82.024.000 - ● - 8 (1996) Proof: 189.000
九 - 9 (1997): 149.876.000 - ● - 9 (1997) Proof: 212.000
十 - 10 (1998): 100.412.000 - ● - 10 (1998) Proof: 200.000
十一 - 11 (1999): 58.850.000 - ● - 11 (1999) Proof: 280.000
十二 - 12 (2000): 6.800.000 - ● - 11 (2000) Proof: 226.000
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500 Yen (Enthronement of Emperor Akihito)

500 Yen (Enthronement of Emperor Akihito)
500 Yen (Enthronement of Emperor Akihito)
Series:
1948~Today - Commemoratives
Catalog codes:
WCC:y102
Themes:
Coats of Arms | Plants (Flora) | Vehicles
Issued on:
1990-11-08
Last issue date:
1990-11-08
Distribution:
Circulating Commemorative
Weight:
13 grams
Diameter:
30 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
500 ¥
Mintage:
30,000,000
Subject:
celebration type: arms/coach
Composition Details:
925/1000 Silver .4461 oz. ASW, 75/1000 copper
Score:
90.36 Accuracy: Medium
Description:
Subject: Emperor's Carriage
Event: Enthronement of Emperor Akihito on Year 2 (1990) November 12
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500 Yen (20th anniversary reversion of Okinawa)

500 Yen (20th anniversary reversion of Okinawa)
500 Yen (20th anniversary reversion of Okinawa)
Series:
1948~Today - Commemoratives
Catalog codes:
WCC:y106
Themes:
Buildings | Dragons | Heraldic Animals
Issued on:
1992
Last issue date:
1992
Distribution:
Circulating Commemorative
Weight:
13 grams
Diameter:
30 mm
Denomination:
500 ¥
Mintage:
20,000,000
Subject:
celebration type: value/building
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
94.62 Accuracy: Medium
Description:
20th Anniversary - Reversion of Okinawa
Mintage:
4 (1992): 19.950.000
4 (1992) Proof 50.000
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500 Yen (Royal Wedding of Crown Prince)

500 Yen (Royal Wedding of Crown Prince)
500 Yen (Royal Wedding of Crown Prince)
Series:
1948~Today - Commemoratives
Catalog codes:
WCC:y107
Themes:
Princes | Weddings
Issued on:
1993-06-04
Last issue date:
1993-06-04
Distribution:
Circulating Commemorative
Weight:
7.2 grams
Diameter:
26.5 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
500 ¥
Mintage:
30,000,000
Subject:
celebration type: arms/herons
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
91.72 Accuracy: Medium
Description:
Royal Wedding of Crown Prince Naruhito with later Crown Princess Masako on Heisei Year 5 (1993) June 09
Mintage:
5 (1993): 29.800.000
5 (1993) Proof 200.000
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500 Yen (Opening of Kansai International Airport)

500 Yen (Opening of Kansai International Airport)
500 Yen (Opening of Kansai International Airport)
Series:
1948~Today - Commemoratives
Catalog codes:
WCC:y110
Themes:
Aircraft | Airports | Aviation | Landscapes | Seals (Emblems)
Issued on:
1994
Last issue date:
1994
Distribution:
Circulating Commemorative
Weight:
7.2 grams
Diameter:
26.5 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
500 ¥
Mintage:
20,000,000
Subject:
celebration type: seal/plane
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
94.79 Accuracy: Medium
Description:
Opening of Kansai International Airport
Mintage:
6 (1994): 19.900.000
6 (1994) Proof: 100.000
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500 Yen (12th Asian games - Runners)

500 Yen (12th Asian games - Runners)
500 Yen (12th Asian games - Runners)
Series:
1948~Today - Commemoratives
Catalog codes:
WCC:y111
Issued on:
1994
Last issue date:
1994
Distribution:
Circulating Commemorative
Weight:
7.2 grams
Diameter:
26.5 mm
Mint:
Japan Mint, Osaka, Japan
Denomination:
500 ¥
Mintage:
10,000,000
Subject:
numismatic type: design/ runners
Composition Details:
75% copper, 25% nickel
Score:
96.81 Accuracy: Medium
Description:
12th Asian Games
Mintage:
6 (1994): 9.900.000
6 (1994) Proof: 100.000
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