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100 Yen - Shōwa

100 Yen - Shōwa -  obverse 100 Yen - Shōwa -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 34-41 (1959-1966)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 100 Yen
100 JPY = 0.92 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Silver (.600)
Weight 4.8 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Y# 78,
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
JNDA# 02-3,
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)
Schön# 55
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Sheaf of rice in center, authority on top, value below

Lettering:
日 本 国
 百 円

Translation:
State of Japan
100 Yen

Reverse

Value in front of horizontal reeded mirrored segments, regnal era on top, date below

Lettering:
昭 和
100
三十九年

Translation:
Shōwa

Year 39

Edge

Reeded

100 Yen - Shōwa

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
34 (1959)  110,000,000 2.81 3.30 3.99 2.76 三十四年
35 (1960)  50,000,000 3.19 4.41 三十五年
36 (1961)  15,000,000 3.90 三十六年
38 (1963)  45,000,000 3.86 4.69 5.69 三十八年
39 (1964)  10,000,000 6.79 三十九年
40 (1965)  62,500,000 2.48 3.03 四十年
41 (1966)  97,500,000 3.86 4.70 4.37 四十一年

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