500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1994

Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 yen coin, specimen
Japan, 1994
Obverse Image: Airplane flying over Kansai International Airport.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / GO / HYAKU / EN ( Translation: Japan, 500 Yen).
Reverse Image: A map of the Kansai region with the airport marked as an aircraft in a pentagonal ribbon with a loop at the bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanziation: KANSI / KOKUSAI / KUKO / KAIKO / 500 / EN / HEISEI / 6 / NEN (Translation: Opening of Kansai International Airport 500 Yen Year 6 of Heisei).
General Information: Commemorating the opening of the Kansai International Airport.
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Date made
issuing authority
Bank of Japan
place made
place of issue
Physical Description
cupro-nickel (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
overall: 2 mm x 26.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/32 in
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catalog number
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Credit Line
The Bank of Japan
related event
Unlinked Event
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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