500 Yen - Heisei Retrocession of Okinawa

500 Yen - Heisei (Retrocession of Okinawa) -  obverse500 Yen - Heisei (Retrocession of Okinawa) -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Heisei (1989-2019)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 4 (1992)
Calendar Japanese - Heisei era
Value 500 Yen
500 JPY = 4.53 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 13 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 10963
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Y# 106,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
And 1 more volumes.
JNDA# 03-19,
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2020. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan.
Schön# 83
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

20th Anniversary of the Retrocession of Okinawa

Obverse

The state hall of Shuri Castle, authority above, value below

Lettering:
日 本 国
五 百 円

Translation:
State of Japan
500 yen

Reverse

Two upright dragons flankng test, value and date

Lettering:
沖縄復帰
二十年
500 円
平成四年

Translation:
20 years return of Okinawa
500 yen
Year 4 of Heisei

Edge

Reeded with text

Lettering: OKINAWA FUKKI 20 NEN - NƎN 0ᄅ Iʞʞ∩Ⅎ ∀M∀NIʞO

Translation: 20 years return of Okinawa

500 Yen - Heisei (Retrocession of Okinawa) -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
4 (1992)  19 950 000 11.64 95%
4 (1992)  50 000 6% Proof

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