Japan coins online catalog with values

 

Previous - Japanese old coins

Empire of Japan (since 1868)

Reform 1948
Japanese Yen (円)=100 sen

Hirohito - Shōwa period  昭和 (1926-1989)

1948-1989
japanese coin 500 yen 1983
500 yen 1983 (1982-1989)

nickel-brass
circulation coinage
500 / SHŌWA 58 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO)
Value - 5-7 USD

 

 

japanese coin 500 yen 1985
500 yen 1985

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Tsukuba Expo'85
Diameter 30.0 mm. Weight 13.0 g.
TSUKUBA EXPO'85 / 500 / SHŌWA 60 YEAR / Circles within triangular design above value flanked by cherry blossom
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN / Mount Tsukuba above cherry blossoms
KM#88
Value - 8-10 USD

 

japanese coin 500 yen 1985
500 yen 1985

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
100th Anniversary of Governmental Cabinet System
Diameter 30.0 mm. Weight 13.0 g.
500 / SHŌWA 60 YEAR / Value in square
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN / Prime Minister’s official residence
KM#89
Value - 8-10 USD

 

japanese coin 500 yen 1986
500 yen 1986

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
60Years of Reign of Hirohito
Diameter 30.0 mm. Weight 13.0 g.
Seiryōden (Shishinden) Palace in Kyoto
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN SHŌWA 61 YEAR / Large chrysanthemum
KM#90
Value - 10-15 USD

 

japanese coin 500 yen 1988
500 yen 1988

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Opening of Seikan Tunnel
Diameter 30.0 mm. Weight 13.0 g.
500 YEN SHŌWA 63 YEAR / Map within ribbon
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN / Seikan tunnel flanked by seagulls
KM#93
Value - 10-15 USD

 

japanese coin 500 yen 1988
500 yen 1988

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Opening of Seto Bridge
Diameter 30.0 mm. Weight 13.0 g.
500 YEN SHŌWA 63 YEAR / Map within ribbon
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN / Seto Bridge
KM#94
Value - 10-15 USD

 

 

japanese silver coin 100 yen 1957
100 yen 1957 (1957-1958)

silver 0.600
circulation coinage
YEAR 32 SHŌWA / 100 YEN
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN
Value - 4-5 USD

 

japanese silver coin 100 yen 1959
100 yen 1959 (1959-1966)

silver 0.600
circulation coinage
SHŌWA / 100 / 34 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN
Value - 3-4 USD

 

japanese coin 100 yen 1989
100 yen 1988 (1967-1988)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
100 / SHŌWA 63 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

japanese coin silver 100 yen 1964
100 yen 1964

silver 0.600
commemorative coin
Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo
TOKYO 1964 / 100 / SHŌWA 39 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN
Value - 4-5 USD

 

 

japanese coin silver 100 yen 1964
100 yen 1964

silver 0.600
commemorative coin
Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo
Diameter 22.5 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
TOKYO 1964 / 100 / SHŌWA 39 YEAR / Olympic rings
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN / Olympic torch and rings
KM#79
Value - 4-5 USD

 

japanese coin 100 yen 1970
100 yen 1970

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
EXPO 1970 in Osaka
Diameter 28.0 mm. Weight 9.0 g.
100 YEN / EXPO70 / SHŌWA 45 YEAR / expo emblem
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN / mount Fuji with clouds
KM#83
Value - 3-4 USD

 

japanese coin 100 yen 1972
100 yen 1972

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Winter Olympic Games in Sapporo
Diameter 30.0 mm. Weight 12.0 g.
1972 SAPPORO / 100 / SHŌWA 47 YEAR / Olympic rings
GREAT JAPAN SAPPORO / 100 YEN / Olympic torch
KM#84
Value - 3-4 USD

 

japanese coin 100 yen 1975
100 yen 1975

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
EXPO 1975 in Okinawa
Diameter 22.5 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
EXPO75 OKINAWA / 100 / SHŌWA 50 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN / Shureimon gate on the waves
KM#85
Value - 2-3 USD

 

japanese coin 100 yen 1976
100 yen 1976

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of Reign
Diameter 30.0 mm. Weight 12.0 g.
FIFTY YEARS / 100 YEN / SHŌWA 51 YEAR / Imperial Seal of Japan flanked by phoenixes
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN / Ishibashi bridge and Imperial Palace
KM#86
Value - 3-4 USD

 

 

japanese coin 50 yen 1956
50 yen 1956 (1955-1958)

nickel
SHŌWA / 50 / 31 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 50 YEN
Value - 2-3 USD

 

japanese coin 50 yen 1959
50 yen 1959 (1959-1966)

copper-nickel
50 /SHŌWA 34 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 50 YEN
Value - 2-3 USD

 

japanese coin 50 yen 1973
50 yen 1973 (1967-1988)

copper-nickel
50 /SHŌWA 47 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 50 YEN
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin Japan 10 yena 1982
10 yen 1982 (1951-1989)

bronze
1951-1958 - edge reeded and 1951-1958 - edge smooth
10 /SHŌWA 57 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO / 10 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

 

japanese coin 5 yen 1949
5 yen 1949 (1948-1949)

brass
5 / YEN
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / SHŌWA 24 YEAR
Value - ~1 USD

 

japanese coin 5 yen 1950
5 yen 1950 (1949-1958)

brass
old script
5 YEN
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / SHŌWA 25 YEAR
Value - ~1 USD

 

japanese coin 5 yen 1967
5 yen 1967 (1959-1989)

brass
new script
5 YEN
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / SHŌWA 42 YEAR
Value - <1 USD

 

 

japanese coin 1 yen 1950
1 yen 1950 (1948-1950)

brass
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 1 YEN / SHŌWA 25 YEAR
1 YEN
Value - ~1 USD

 

japanese coin 1 yen 1972
1 yen 1972 (1955-1989)

aluminium
1 YEN / SHŌWA 47 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 1 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

 

Akihito - Heisei period 平成 (1989-2019)

japanese coin 500 yen 1989
500 yen 1989

nickel-brass
500 / HEISEI FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN
Value - 10-15 USD

 

japanese coin 500 yen 2009
500 yen 2009 (1990-2019)

nickel-brass
500 / HEISEI 21 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN
Value - 5-7 USD

 

 

japanese coin 100 yen 1989
100 yen 1989

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
100 / HEISEI FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO)a / 100 YEN
Value - 4-8 USD

 

japanese coin 100 yen 2014
100 yen 2014 (1990-2019)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
100 / HEISEI 26 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN
Value - 1-3 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2015 Hokuriku
100 yen 2015

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Hokuriku
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 27 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN / HOKURIKU / 100 YEN / Hokuriku Shinkansen
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2015 Joetsu
100 yen 2015

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Joetsu
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 27 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN / JOETSU / 100 YEN / Joetsu Shinkansen
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2015 Sanyo
100 yen 2015

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Sanyo
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 27 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN / SANYO / 100 YEN / Sanyo Shinkansen
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2015 Tohoku
100 yen 2015

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Tohoku
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 27 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN / TOHOKU / 100 YEN / Tohoku Shinkansen
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2015 Tokaido
100 yen 2015

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Tokaido
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 27 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) /TOKAIDO / 100 YEN / Tokaido Shinkansen
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2016 Akita
100 yen 2016

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Akita
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 28 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN / AKITA / 100 YEN / Akita Shinkansen
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2016 Kyushu
100 yen 2016

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Kyushu
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 28 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) /KYUSHU / 100 YEN / Kyushu Shinkansen
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2016 Yamagata
100 yen 2016

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Yamagata
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 28 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / YAMAGATA / 100 YEN / Yamagata Shinkansen
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2016 Hokkaido
100 yen 2016

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of speed railway - Hokkaido
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
SHINKANSEN 50 YEARS / 100 YEN / HEISEI 28 YEAR / Shinkansen
GREAT JAPAN / HOKKAIDO / 100 YEN / Hokkaido Shinkansen
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2018 olympic
100 yen 2018

copper-nickel
Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
TOKYO 2020 / 100 YEN / HEISEI 30 YEAR / OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 / Olympic rings
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN / Swordsman
Value - 3-4 USD

 

coin Japan 100 yen 2018 paralympic
100 yen 2018

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Paralympic Games 2020 in Tokyo
Diameter 22.6 mm. Weight 4.8 g.
TOKYO 2020 PARALIMPIC GAMES/ 100 YEN / HEISEI 30 YEAR / TOKYO 2020 PARALIMPIC GAMES / Emblem
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN / Man in a wheelchair with a ball
Value - 3-4 USD

 

 

japanese coin 50 yen 1989
50 yen 1989

copper-nickel
50 / HEISEI FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 50 YEN
Value - ~1 USD

 

japanese coin 50 yen 1998
50 yen 1998 (1990-2019)

copper-nickel
50 / HEISEI 10 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 50 YEN
Value - ~1 USD

 

 

japanese coin 10 yen 1989
10 yen 1989

bronze
10 / HEISEI FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 10 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

japanese coin 10 yen 2003
10 yen 2003 (1990-2019)

bronze
10 / HEISEI 15 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 10 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

 

japanese coin 5 yen 1989
5 yen 1989

brass
5 YEN
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / HEISEI FIRST YEAR
Value - <1 USD

 

coin Japan 5 yen 2013
5 yen 2014 (1990-2019)

brass
5 YEN
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / HEISEI 26 YEAR
Value - <1 USD

 

 

japanese coin 1 yen 1989
1 yen 1989

aluminium
1 YEN / HEISEI FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 1 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

japanese coin 1 yen 1993
1 yen 1993 (1990-2019)

aluminium
1 YEN / HEISEI 5 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) /1 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

 

Emperor Naruhito - Reiwa period 令和 (since 2019)

japanese coin 500 yen 2019
500 yen 2019

nickel-brass
500 / REIWA FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN
Value - 5-10 USD

 

japanese coin 500 yen 2021
500 yen 2021 (2020-2021)

nickel-brass
500 / REIWA 3 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN
Value - 5-10 USD

 

japanese coin 500 yen 2021
500 yen 2021 (2021- )

bimetallic - copper-nickel/brass
500 / REIWA 3 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 500 YEN JAPAN / 500 YEN
Value - 5-10 USD

 

 

japanese coin 100 yen 2019
100 yen 2019

copper-nickel
100 / REIWA FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN
Value - 4-8 USD

 

japanese coin 100 yen 2021
100 yen 2021 (2020- )

copper-nickel
100 / REIWA 3 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 100 YEN
Value - 1-3 USD

 

 

japanese coin 50 yen 2019
50 yen 2019

copper-nickel
50 / REIWA FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 50 YEN
Value - ~1 USD

 

japanese coin 50 yen 2021
50 yen 2021 (2020- )

copper-nickel
50 / REIWA 3 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 50 YEN
Value - ~1 USD

 

 

japanese coin 10 yen 2019
10 yen 2019

bronze
10 / REIWA FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 10 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

japanese coin 10 yen 2021
10 yen 2021 (2020- )

bronze
10 / REIWA 3 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 10 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

 

japanese coin 5 yen 2019
5 yen 2019

brass
5 YEN
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / REIWA FIRST YEAR
Value - <1 USD

 

japanese coin 5 yen 2021
5 yen 2021 (2020- )

brass
5 YEN
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / REIWA 3 YEAR
Value - <1 USD

 

 

japanese coin 1 yen 2019
1 yen 2019

aluminium
1 YEN / REIWA FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 1 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

japanese coin 1 yen 2021
1 yen 2021 (2020- )

aluminium
1 YEN / REIWA 3 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 1 YEN
Value - <1 USD

 

 

 

 

Coins of Japan in the catalog are presented divided by historical periods, indicating the main characteristics and differences by type.
Inside the sections, the coins are sorted by denomination - from large to small.
The cost of the coin is approximate and is indicated specifically for the coin shown in the picture. You can use this price to evaluate similar coins (of the same type), but remember that the value is affected by many factors, such as the state of preservation and the date of minting. The cost of coins of the same type can vary greatly depending on the number of surviving copies.
Coins of Japan presented on this page are not sold or bought - this is only a catalog.