500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1994

Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 yen coin, specimen
Japan, 1994
Obverse Image: One styilized long jumper.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / GO / HYAKU / EN ( Translation: Japan, 500 Yen).
Reverse Image: Six leafes surrounding 12th Asian Games logo above value.
Reverse Text: Romanziation:THE / 12th / ASIAN / GAMES / HIROSHIMA / 500 / YEN / HEISEI / 6 / NEN (Translation: Year 6 of Heisei).
General Information: Commemorating the 1994 Asian Games, Hiroshima, Specimen no. 265.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1994
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 mm x 26.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
1994.0320.0008
catalog number
1994.0320.0008
accession number
1994.0320
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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