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]

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