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500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1988

500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1988

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 yen coin, specimen
Japan, 1988
Obverse Image: Panoramic view of the Seto Bridge from Okayama Prefecture.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / GO / HYAKU / EN (Translation: Japan, Five Hundred yen)
Reverse Image: An illustration of the new route connecting Shikoku and Honshu.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SEIKAN / TON'NERU / KAITSU / 500 / EN / SHOWA / 63 / NEN (Translation: Seikan tunnel opening
500 yen Year 63 of Showa).
Rim Text: SEITO / BRIDGE / '88
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1988
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.88.0770.03
catalog number
88.0770.03
accession number
1988.0770
Credit Line
The Bank of Japan through Mitsuo Fujimoto, Manager, Cash Department
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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