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100 Yen - Shōwa

100 Yen - Shōwa -  obverse100 Yen - Shōwa -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 42-63 (1967-1988)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 100 Yen
100 JPY = 0.95 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.8 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Y# 82,
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins: 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA. ISBN 9780794820565.
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira Friedberg; 1988. Current Coins of the World (8th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Clifton, USA. ISBN 9780871848017.
JNDA# 02-4,
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2017. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan. ISBN 9784930810212.
Schön# 59
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Cherry blossoms, authority above, value below

Lettering:
日 本 国
百 円

Translation:
State of Japan
100 yen

Reverse

Large value in center, date below

Lettering:
100
昭和47年

Translation:
100
Year 47 of Shōwa

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Japan Mint (独立行政法人造幣局 / Dokuritsu Gyōsei Hōjin Zōheikyoku), Hiroschima, Japan

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
42 (1967)  432,200,000 0.14 0.26 0.90 1.57 22%
43 (1968)  471,000,000 0.97 1.08 1.11 19%
44 (1969)  323,700,000 1.21 1.00 1.13 14%
45 (1970)  237,100,000 0.93 1.03 1.35 11%
46 (1971)  481,050,000 1.17 1.00 1.53 19%
47 (1972)  468,950,000 0.96 1.04 1.50 17%
48 (1973)  680,000,000 0.68 0.99 1.15 1.17 22%
49 (1974)  660,000,000 0.91 0.90 0.93 1.17 21%
50 (1975)  437,160,000 0.94 0.93 0.72 1.61 14%
51 (1976)  322,840,000 0.07 0.68 0.93 1.17 11%
52 (1977)  440,000,000 1.05 0.10 0.93 1.05 14%
53 (1978)  292,000,000 0.91 0.97 10%
54 (1979)  382,000,000 0.82 0.94 12%
55 (1980)  588,000,000 1.17 0.96 1.26 16%
56 (1981)  348,000,000 1.05 1.15 11%
57 (1982)  110,000,000 0.93 4%
58 (1983)  50,000,000 0.91 3%
59 (1984)  41,850,000 1.8%
60 (1985)  58,150,000 1.11 3%
61 (1986)  99,960,000 0.93 4%
62 (1987)  193,545,000 0.96 6%
62 (1987)  230,000 0.14% Proof
63 (1988)  362,912,000 0.93 0.97 11%
63 (1988)  200,000 0.7% Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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