500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1982

500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1982

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 yen coin, specimen
Japan, 1982
Obverse Image: Paulownia flowers and leaves in th ecenter with kanji above and below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / GO / HYAKU / EN (Translation: Japan, Five Hundred yen)
Reverse Image: Large 500 inscribed in the center, bamboo leaves at the top and bottom with wild oranges on the right and left, date in Kanji below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: 500 / SHOWA / GO / JU / SHICHI / NEN (Translation: 500 Showa year 57).
Rim Text: NIPPON / 500 / NIPPON / 500
General Information: Specimen no. 21
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 26.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/32 in
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Credit Line
The Bank of Japan through Ysuo Tanahashi
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East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History
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