500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1998

500 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1998

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 500 yen coin, specimen
Japan, 1998
Obverse Image: Snowboarder with Olympic rings behind.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / GO / SEN / EN ( Translation: Japan, 5000 Yen).
Reverse Image: Grouse with Symbolmark of the Nagano Winter Olympic Games.
Reverse Text: Romanization: 1998 / NAGANO / 5000 / YEN / HEISEI / 9 / NEN ( Translation: Heisei year 9).
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
place made
Japan: Nagano, Nagano
Physical Description
cupro-nickel (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 26.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
The Bank of Japan, Tokyo
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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