500 Yen - Reiwa

500 Yen - Reiwa -  obverse500 Yen - Reiwa -  reverse

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Country Japan
Emperor Reiwa (2019-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1-3 (2019-2021)
Calendar Japanese - Reiwa era
Value 500 Yen
500 JPY = 4.56 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 7 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 173795
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References JNDA# 02-1A
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2020. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan.


Paulownia plant with authority above and value below.

日 本 国
五 百 円

State of Japan
500 yen


Big value flanked by mandarin oranges ( Citrus reticulata), bamboo leaves above and below.

令 和 元 年

First year of Reiwa


Slanted reeding with two different pitches


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
1 (2019)  76 956 000 79% 令和元年; 元 for 'first'
1 (2019)  0% 令和元年; 元 for 'first'; Proof
2 (2020)  143 928 000 31% 令和二年
2 (2020)  0% 令和二年; Proof
3 (2021)  8% 令和三年
3 (2021)  0% 令和三年; Proof

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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