100 Yen - Shōwa Olympics

100 Yen - Shōwa (Olympics) -  obverse100 Yen - Shōwa (Olympics) -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 47 (1972)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 100 Yen
100 JPY = 0.96 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 12 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Y# 84,
  • 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# 03-4,
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# 61
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

1972 Winter Olympics, Sapporo

Obverse

Olympic torch and flame

Lettering:
日本国 SAPPORO
百 円

Translation:
State of Japan
100 yen

Reverse

Value over Olympic rings, flanked by flowers

Lettering:
1972 札幌
✽ 100 ✽
昭和47年

Translation:
1972 Sapporo
✽ 100 ✽
Year 47 of Shōwa

Edge

Reeded

100 Yen - Shōwa (Olympics) -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
47 (1972)  30,000,000 2.32 2.52 3.48 3.98

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