500 Yen - Reiwa Thunder God


Country Japan
Emperor Reiwa (2019-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2 (2020)
Calendar Japanese - Reiwa era
Value 500 Yen
500 JPY = 4.64 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Bimetallic: copper-nickel plated copper center in nickel brass ring (Cu 75%, Ni 12.5%, Zn 12.5%)
Weight 7.1 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References JNDA# 25-28
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)

Commemorative issue

2020 Olympics, Tokyo


The thunder god Raijin from “the Folding Screens of Wind God and Thunder God” by Tawaraya Sōtatsu.

日 本 国
五 百 円

State of Japan
500 yen


Emblem of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 surrounded by pictograms of Olympic disciplines (modern Pentathlon, Golf, Basketball, Equestrian, Handball,
Rowing, Hockey, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Taekwondo, and Triathlon), date below.

TOKYO 2020

Translation: Year 2 of Reiwa


Slanted reeding with two different pitches

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2 (2020)  4,000,000
2 (2020)  1,000 Proof; 37-types coin set

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