500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1993

Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 yen coin, specimen
Japan, 1993
Obverse Image: A pair of cranes fly with waves in the background.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: The Imperial Crest of the Chrysanthemum with a design of Catalpa "Azusa" representing The Crown Prince's private signature.
Reverse Text: Romanziation: KOTAISHI / DENKA / GO / SEIKON / KI / NEN / NIHON / KUNI / 500 / EN / HEISEI / GO / NEN (Translation: The Wedding of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Japan 500 Yen The Year 5 of Heisei).
General Information: Wedding of Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako Owada.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1993
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: 1.5 mm x 26.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
NU.93.330.04
catalog number
1993.0330.0004
accession number
1993.0330
catalog number
93.330.04
Credit Line
Bank of Japan
related event
Unlinked Event
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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