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Japanese 50 yen coins

Japanese Yen (円)=100 sen

Emperor Hirohito
Shōwa period - 昭和 (1926-1989)

 

 50 yen 1955-1958

japanese coin 50 yen 1956
50 yen 1956
(1955, 1956, 1957, 1958)
nickel
Diameter 25.0 mm. Weight 5.5 g. Edge milled
circulation coinage
SHŌWA / 50 / 31 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / chrysanthemum flower / 50 YEN
KM#75
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

 50 yen 1959-1966

japanese coin 50 yen 1959
50 yen 1959
(1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965,1966)
copper-nickel
Diameter 25.0 mm. Weight 5.0 g. Edge milled
circulation coinage
50 /SHŌWA 34 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / chrysanthemum / 50 YEN
KM#76
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

50 yen 1967-1988

japanese coin 50 yen 1973
50 yen 1973
(1967, 1968m 1969m 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
copper-nickel
Diameter 21.0 mm. Weight 4.0 g. Edge milled
circulation coinage
50 /SHŌWA 47 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / chrysanthemum flowers / 50 YEN
KM#81
Coin value - $1-2

 

 

Emperor Akihito
Heisei period -平成 (from 1989)

 

50 en 1989

japanese coin 50 yen 1989
50 yen 1989
copper-nickel
Diameter 21.0 mm. Weight 4.0 g. Edge milled
circulation coinage
50 / HEISEI FIRST YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / chrysanthemum flowers / 50 YEN
KM#101.1
Coin value - ~$1

 

 

50 yen 1990 and later

japanese coin 50 yen 1998
50 yen 1998 (1990-)
copper-nickel
Diameter 21.0 mm. Weight 4.0 g. Edge milled
circulation coinage
50 / HEISEI 10 YEAR
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / chrysanthemum flowers / 50 YEN
KM#101.2
Coin value - ~$1

 

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