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10,000 yen coin

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Value  10,000 Japanese yen
Edge  Reeded
Composition  .999 Silver (First issue) .999 Gold (current issue)

The 10,000 yen coin is a denomination of the Japanese yen. This denomination is only used for the issue of commemorative coins struck by the Japan Mint.

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History

The first 10,000 yen coin was minted in 1986 as a silver commemorative to mark the 60th year of the enthronement of the Shōwa Emperor, Hirohito. Subsequently, the 10,000 yen coin was struck in gold; 15.6g until 2004, 20.0g in 2009.

List of commemorative 10,000 yen coins

  • The 60th anniversary of the enthronement of the Shōwa emperor (1986)
  • Nagano Olympics (Ski Jumping) (1997)
  • Nagano Olympics (Figure Skating) (1997)
  • Nagano Olympics (Speed skiing) (1998)
  • The 10th anniversary of the enthronement of the Heisei emperor (1999)
  • The 2002 FIFA World Cup (2002)
  • The EXPO 2005 AICHI JAPAN (2004)
  • The 20th anniversary of the enthronement of the Heisei emperor (2009)
  • The Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Project: 1st Series (Special Zones for Reconstruction and doves) (2015)
  • The Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Project: 2nd Series (School and carp streamers) (2015)
  • The Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Project: 3rd Series (Special Zones for Reconstruction, Origami Crane and Miracle Pine) (2015)
  • The Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Project: 4th Series (A bird with nature’s bounty) (2015):
  • References

    10,000 yen coin Wikipedia


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