10,000 yen coin

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Ten-thousand yen
Japan
Value 10,000 Japanese yen
Edge Reeded
Composition .999 Silver (First issue)
.999 Gold (current issue)
Catalog number -
Obverse
Designer -
Reverse
Designer -

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.

History[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The 60th year of the Emperor on the throne 10,000 yen Silver Coin Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  2. ^ Nagano Olympic (Series One) 10,000 yen Gold Coin Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  3. ^ Nagano Olympic (Series Two) 10,000 yen Gold Coin Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  4. ^ Nagano Olympic (Series Three) 10,000 yen Gold Coin Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  5. ^ The 10th year of the Emperor on the throne, 10,000 yen Gold Coin Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  6. ^ 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan 10,000 yen Gold Coin Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  7. ^ The EXPO 2005 AICHI JAPAN 10,000 yen Gold Coin Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  8. ^ The 20th Anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor’s Enthronement Commemorative 10,000 yen Gold Coin Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  9. ^ A press release for the issue of commemorative coins for the Great East Japan Reconstruction Project Japan Mint. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  10. ^ Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Project (1st Series) Japan Mint. Retrieved on 2016-04-14.
  11. ^ Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Project (2nd Series) Japan Mint. Retrieved on 2016-04-14.
  12. ^ Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Project (3rd Series) Japan Mint. Retrieved on 2016-04-14.
  13. ^ Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Project (4th Series) Japan Mint. Retrieved on 2016-04-14.
  14. ^ Designs of The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Commemorative Coin Program (First Issue) The Ministry of Finance of Japan (www.mof.go.jp). Retrieved on 2018-03-03.
  15. ^ Commemorative Coins for the 30th Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor Ministry of Finance, Japan (www.mof.go.jp). Retrieved on 2018-08-08.