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Japanese coin 500 yen

Japanese Yen (円)=100 sen

Emperor Hirohito
Shōwa period - 昭和 (1926-1989)

 

500 yen 1982-1989

japanese coin 500 yen 1983
500 yen 1983
(1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989)
nickel-brass
Diameter 26.5 mm. Weight 7.0 g. Edge milled
circulation coinage
500 / SHŌWA 58 YEAR / mandarin oranges and bamboo leaves
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / paulownia flowering plants / 500 YEN
KM#87
Coin value - $5-7

 

 

Emperor Akihito
Heisei period -平成 (from 1989)

 

500 yen 1989

nickel-brass
Diameter 26.5 mm. Weight 7.2 g. Edge milled
circulation coinage
500 / HEISEI 1 YEAR / mandarin oranges and bamboo leaves
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / paulownia flowering plants / 500 YEN
KM#99.1
Coin value - $10-15

 

 

500 yen 1990 and later

japanese coin 500 yen 2009
500 yen 2009 (1990-)
nickel-brass
Diameter 26.5 mm. Weight 7.2 g. Edge milled
circulation coinage
500 / HEISEI 21 YEAR / mandarin oranges and bamboo leaves
GREAT JAPAN (NIPPON GINKO) / paulownia flowering plants / 500 YEN
KM#99.2
Coin value - $5-7

 

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