Japan, coin catalog, price

Country: Japan
Capital: Tokyo
Currency: yen
Numeric code: 392
Alphabetic code: JPY
Island of the Japanese archipelago in the Pacific ocean, located East of the Eurasian continent, belongs to Japan. The total area of land holdings of the country 377, 9 thousand square kilometers. It inhabits them 127 million Japanese. In one Tokyo – the capital – is home to more than 30 million people. While not too impressive vastness of the holdings, Japan holds one of the first places on the planet at the height of the standard of living and economic development.
Base cash payments in the country is the yen, equaling one hundred sen. In 1869 she brought to a common denominator of the monetary variety Japan, where each feudal clan preferred to issue its own currency. Ten years later, the yen was the only currency of Japan. Buy first coins of Japan it is possible today, although Saint was withdrawn from circulation in 1953.
In the catalog of Japanese coins collected coins in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500 yen. All coins feature the fauna of the Islands:
- Primula emblazoned on 500 yen (copper-Nickel alloy);
- Sakura – hundred (copper-Nickel alloy);
- chrysanthemum blooms on fifty yen (copper-Nickel alloy);
- the rice, on five (brass);
- money tree – one yen (aluminum).
Only one denomination of ten yen (bronze) miraculously snuck into the Palace of the Emperor. In addition, the five and fifty yen is provided with a hole in the middle.
The value of the coins of Japan are different, it is responsive to the year and rarity of the specimen. In General, the price of the coins of Japan leaves the possibility to buy old samples.

Money system:

Akihito (Heisei) (1989 - 2018)

1 yen = 100 sen
RE
1 yen
5 yen
10 yen
50 yen
100 yen
500 yen

JC
100 yen
500 yen

CC
500 yen
1000 yen
5000 yen
10,000 yen
50,000 yen
100,000 yen

Hirohito (Showa) (1950 - 1989)

1 yen = 100 sen
RE
1 yen
5 yen
10 yen
50 yen
100 yen
500 yen

JC
100 yen
500 yen

CC
1000 yen
10,000 yen
100,000 yen

Hirohito (Showa) (1926 - 1950)

1 yen = 100 sen
RE
1 sen
5 sen
10 sen
50 sen
1 yen
5 yen
20 yen

Yoshihito (Taisho) (1912 - 1926)

1 yen = 100 sen = 1000 rin
RE
5 rin
1 sen
5 sen
10 sen
50 sen
1 yen
5 yen
20 yen

Mutsuhito (Meiji) (1869 - 1912)

1 yen = 100 sen = 1000 rin
RE
1 rin
1/2 sen
1 sen
2 sen
5 sen
10 sen
20 sen
50 sen
1 yen
5 yen
20 yen
RE
- Regular edition;
JC
Jubilee coins;
CC
- Collectible coins.



50 sen 1948

50 sen 1948

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 3262
10 sen 1944

10 sen 1944

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 3263
1 sen 1920

1 sen 1920

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 3151
1 yen 1980

1 yen 1980

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 2882
1 sen 1938

1 sen 1938

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 1200
1 sen 1886

1 sen 1886

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 1179
50 yen 1956

50 yen 1956

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 1036
5 yen 1959

5 yen 1959

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 1037
10 yen 1979

10 yen 1979

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 1008
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