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500 Yen, Proof, Specimen, Japan, 1986

500 Yen, Proof, Specimen, Japan, 1986

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 yen coin, proof, specimen
Japan, 1986
Obverse Image: Shishin den, building in Kyoto Imperial Palace where enthronement was held, with Kanji below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MIHON / 87 (Translation: Specimen 87).
Reverse Image: Imperial crest of the Chrysanthemum at center with Kanji surrounding.
Reverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / O / ZAII / ROKU / JU / NEN / ICHI / GO / HYAKU / EN / SHOWA / ROKU / JU / ICHI / NEN (Translation: Japan, sixty years on the throne, 500 yen, Showa year 61).
General Information: Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Emperor Hirohito's ascension to the throne, Specimen no. 87.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1986
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 mm x 30 mm; 3/32 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
NU.86.1020.02
catalog number
86.1020.02
accession number
1986.1020
Credit Line
The Bank of Japan through Kozo Tsukagoshi, Chief Coordination Division and Kazuhiho Sugimoto, Associate Adviser
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National Museum of American History
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