500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1992

Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 yen coin, specimen
Japan, 1992
Obverse Image: The State Hall of Shuri Castle with Kanji above and below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / GO / HYAKU / EN ( Translation: Japan, 500 Yen).
Reverse Image: The Rising Dragons with denomination at center and Kanji surrounding.
Reverse Text: Romanziation: OKINAWA / FUKKI / NI / JU / NEN / 500 / EN / HEISEI / SI / NEN (Translation: 20th Anniversary of the reversion of Okinawa to Japan, 500 Yen The Year 4 of Heisei).
Rim Text: OKINAWA / FUKKI / 20 / NEN
General Information: Commemorating the Return of Okinawa to Japan, Specimen no. 278.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1992
issuing authority
Bank of Japan
place made
Japan
place of issue
Japan
Physical Description
cupro-nickel (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 mm x 30 mm; 3/32 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
1992.0218.0002
catalog number
1992.0218.0002
accession number
1992.0218
catalog number
92.218.02
Credit Line
Bank of Japan
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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