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Japanese coin 1 yen

Japanese Yen (円)=100 sen

Emperor Hirohito
Shōwa period - 昭和 (1926-1989)

 

1 yen 1948-1950

japanese coin 1 yen 1950
1 yen 1950
(1948, 1949, 1950)
brass
Diameter 20.0 mm. Weight 3.2 g.. Edge smooth
circulation coinage
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / 1 YEN / SHŌWA 25 YEAR
1 YEN / orange flower
KM#70
Coin value - ~$1

 

 

1 yen 1955-1989

japanese coin 1 yen 1972
1 yen 1972
(1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989)
aluminum
Diameter 20.0 mm. Weight 1.0 g. Edge smooth
circulation coinage
1 YEN / SHŌWA 47 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / bamboo / 1 YEN
KM#74
Coin value - <$1

 

 

Emperor Akihito
Heisei period -平成 (from 1989)

 

1 yen 1989

japanese coin 1 yen 1989
1 yen 1989
aluminum
Diameter 20.0 mm. Weight 1.0 g. Edge smooth
circulation coinage
1 YEN / HEISEI FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / bamboo / 1 YEN
KM#95.1
Coin value - <$1

 

 

1 yen 1990 and later

japanese coin 1 yen 1993
1 yen 1993 (1990-)
aluminum
Diameter 20.0 mm. Weight 1.0 g. Edge smooth
circulation coinage
1 YEN / HEISEI 5 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / bamboo / 1 YEN
KM#95.2
Coin value - <$1

 

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