500 Yen, Specimen

500 Yen, Specimen

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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. 279.
Currently not on view
Object Name
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 30 mm; 3/32 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bank of Japan
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National Museum of American History
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