Current Japanese coins (1948 - present)

 

 

 

Mintage details can be obtained for free via Japan Mint site: http://www.mint.go.jp/eng/data/index.html

Catalogue number is from the JNDA catalogue

 

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Mintage numbers are available on the Japan mint site: http://www.mint.go.jp/eng/data/index.html

 

 

 

02-1 500 yen (Cupronickel)

Diameter: 26.5mm

Alloy: Cu 75%, Ni 25%

Mass: 7.20g

 

 

Showa 57 (1982) - 300,000,000 Showa 58 (1983) - 240,000,000 Showa 59 (1984) - 342,850,000 Showa 60 (1985) - 97,150,000
Showa 61(1986) - 49,960,000 Showa 62 (1987) - 2,775,000 Showa 63 (1988) - 148,218,000 Showa 64 (1989) - 16,042,000
       
Heisei 1 (1989) - 192,852,000 Heisei 2 (1990) - 159,953,000 Heisei 3 (1991) - 170,120,000 Heisei 4 (1992) - 88,130,000
     
Heisei 5 (1993) - 132,240,000 Heisei 6 (1994) - 105,772,000 Heisei 7 (1995) - 182,869,000 Heisei 8 (1996) - 99,213,000
       
Heisei 9 (1997) - 173,090,000 Heisei 10 (1998) - 214,608,000 Heisei 11 (1999) - 165,120,000  
     

 

 

02-1A 500 yen (Nickel-brass)

Diameter: 26.5mm

Alloy: Cu 72%, Ni 8%, Zn 20%

Mass: 7.0g

 

 

Heisei 12 (2000) - 595,969,000 Heisei 13 (2001) - 608,051,000 Heisei 14 (2002) - 504,661,000 Heisei 15 (2003) - 438,405,000
Heisei 16 (2004) - 356,903,000 Heisei 17 (2005) - 345,030,000 Heisei 18 (2006) - 381,593,000 Heisei 19 (2007) - 409,903,000
       
Heisei 20 (2008)      
       

 

02-2 Phoenix 100 yen (Silver)

02-3 Rice 100 yen (Silver)

 

02-4 Cherry Blossom 100 yen (Cupronickel)

Diameter: 22.6mm

Alloy: Cu 75%, Ni 25%

Mass: 4.8g

 

Showa 42 (1967) - 432,200,000 Showa 43 (1968) - 471,000,000 Showa 44 (1969) - 323,700,000 Showa 45 (1970) - 237,100,000
   
Showa 46 (1971) - 481,050,000 Showa 47 (1972) - 468,950,000 Showa 48 (1973) - 680,000,000 Showa 49 (1974) - 660,000,000
 
Showa 50 (1975) - 437,160,000 Showa 51 (1976) - 322,840,000 Showa 52 (1977) - 440,000,000 Showa 53 (1978) - 292,000,000
 
Showa 54 (1979) - 382,000,000 Showa 55 (1980) - 588,000,000 Showa 56 (1981) - 348,000,000 Showa 57 (1983) - 110,000,000
   
Showa 58 (1983) - 50,000,000 Showa 59 (1984) - 41,850,000 Showa 60 (1985) - 58,150,000 Showa 61 (1986) - 99,960,000
       
Showa 62 (1987) - 193,775,000 Showa 63 (1988) - 363,112,000 Heisei 1 (1989) - 369,000,000 Heisei 2 (1990) - 444,953,000
   
Heisei 3 (1991) - 375,120,000 Heisei 4 (1992) - 211,130,000 Heisei 5 (1993) - 82,240,000 Heisei 6 (1994) - 81,767,000
       
Heisei 7 (1995) - 92,874,000 Heisei 8 (1996) - 237,213,000 Heisei 9 (1997) - 272,086,000 Heisei 10 (1998)  - 252,612,000
     
Heisei 11 (1999) - 179,130,000 Heisei 12 (2000) - 172,206,000 Heisei 13 (2003) - 8,024,000 Heisei 14 (2004) - 10,667,000
     
Heisei 15 (2003) - 98,406,000 Heisei 16 (2004) - 204,903,000 Heisei 17 (2005) - 300,029,000 Heisei 18 (2006) - 216,594,000
       
Heisei 19 (2007) - 129,904,000 Heisei 20 (2008)    
       

 

02-5 Chrysanthemum 50 yen (Nickel) Solid

02-6 Chrysanthemum 50 yen (Nickel), holed

 

02-7 50 yen (Cupronickel)

Diameter: 21mm

Alloy: Cu 75%, Ni 25%

Mass: 4.0g

 

Showa 42 (1967) - 238,400,000 Showa 43 (1968) - 200,000,000 Showa 44 (1969) - 210,900,000 Showa 45 (1970) - 269,800,000
     
Showa 46 (1971) - 80,950,000 Showa 47 (1972) - 138,980,000 Showa 48 (1973) - 200,970,000 Showa 49 (1974) - 470,000,000
     
Showa 50 (1975) - 238,120,000 Showa 51 (1976) - 241,880,000 Showa 52 (1977) - 176,000,000 Showa 53 (1978) - 234,000,000
     
Showa 54 (1979) - 110,000,000 Showa 55 (1980) - 51,000,000 Showa 56 (1981) - 179,000,000 Showa 57 (1982) - 30,000,000
       
Showa 58 (1983) - 30,000,000 Showa 59 (1984) - 29,850,000 Showa 60 (1985) - 10,150,000 Showa 61 (1986) - 10,150,000
       
Showa 62 (1987) - 775,000 Showa 63 (1988) - 109,112,000 Heisei 1 (1989) - 245,000,000 Heisei 2 (1990) - 274,953,000
     
Heisei 3 (1991) - 209,120,000 Heisei 4 (1992) - 49,130,000 Heisei 5 (1993) - 51,240,000 Heisei 6 (1994) - 65,767,000
       
Heisei 7 (1995) - 111,874,000 Heisei 8 (1996) - 82,213,000 Heisei 9 (1997) - 150,086,000 Heisei 10 (1998) - 100,612,000
     
Heisei 11 (1999) - 59,130,000 Heisei 12 (2000) - 7,026,000 Heisei 13 (2001) - 8,024,000 Heisei 14 (2002) - 11,667,000
     
Heisei 15 (2003) - 10,406,000 Heisei 16 (2004) - 9,903,000 Heisei 17 (2005) - 10,029,000 Heisei 18 (2006) - 10,594,000
       
Heisei 19 (2007) - 9,904,000 Heisei 20 (2008)    
       

 

02-8 10 yen (Bronze) milled edge

 

02-9 10 yen (Bronze) plain edge

Diameter: 23.5mm

Alloy: Cu 95%, Zn 40%, Sn 10%

Mass: 4.50g

 

Showa 34 (1959) - 62,400,000 Showa 35 (1960) - 225,900,000 Showa 36 (1961) - 229,900,000 Showa 37 (1962) - 284,200,000
       
Showa 38 (1963) - 411,300,000 Showa 39 (1964) - 479,200,000 Showa 40 (1965) - 387,600,000 Showa 41 (1966) - 395,900,000
       
Showa 42 (1967) - 158,900,000 Showa 43 (1968) - 363,600,000 Showa 44 (1969) - 414,800,000 Showa 45 (1970) - 382,700,000
       
Showa 46 (1971) - 610,050,000 Showa 47 (1972) - 634,050,000 Showa 48 (1973) - 1,345,000,000 Showa 49 (1974) - 1,780,000,000
     
Showa 50 (1975) - 1,280,260,000 Showa 51 (1976) - 1,369,740,000 Showa 52 (1977) - 1,467,000,000 Showa 53 (1978) - 1,435,000,000
     
Showa 54 (1979) - 1,207,000,000 Showa 55 (1980) - 1,127,000,000 Showa 56 (1981) - 1,369,000,000 Showa 57 (1982) - 890,000,000
   
Showa 58 (1983) - 870,000,000 Showa 59 (1984) - 533,850,000 Showa 60 (1985) - 335,150,000 Showa 61 (1986) - 68,960,000
     
Showa 62 (1987) - 165,775,000 Showa 63 (1988) - 618,112,000 Showa 64 (1989) - 74,692,000 Heisei 1 (1989) - 666,308,000
       
Heisei 2 (1990) - 774,953,000 Heisei 3 (1991) - 632,120,000 Heisei 4 (1992) - 538,130,000 Heisei 5 (1993) - 249,240,000
       
Heisei 6 (1994) - 190,767,000 Heisei 7 (1995) - 248,874,000 Heisei 8 (1996) - 546,213,000 Heisei 9 (1997) - 491,086,000
     
Heisei 10 (1998) - 410,612,000 Heisei 11 (1999) - 359,130,000 Heisei 12 (2000) - 315,026,000 Heisei 13 (2001) - 542,024,000
   
Heisei 14 (2002) - 455,667,000 Heisei 15 (2003) - 551,406,000 Heisei 16 (2004) - 592,093,000 Heisei 17 (2005) - 504,029,000
       
Heisei 18 (2006) - 440,594,000 Heisei 19 (2007) - 388,904,000 Heisei 20 (2008)  
       

 

02-10 Parliament 5 yen (Brass)

 

02-11 Kaisho lettered 5 yen (Brass)

Diameter: 22mm

Alloy: Cu 60-70%, Zn, 40-30%

Mass: 3.75g

 

Showa 24 (1949) - 111,896,000 Showa 25 (1950) - 181,824,000 Showa 26 (1951) - 197,980,000 Showa 27 (1952) - 55,000,000
Showa 28 (1953) - 45,000,000 Showa 32 (1957) - 10,000,000 Showa 33 (1958) - 50,000,000  
     

 

 

02-12 Gothic lettered 5 yen (Brass)

Diameter: 22mm

Alloy: Cu 60-70%, Zn, 40-30%

Mass: 3.75g

 

Showa 34 (1959) - 33,000,000 Showa 35 (1960) - 34,800,000 Showa 36 (1961) - 61,000,000 Showa 37 (1962) - 126,700,000
       
Showa 38 (1963) - 171,800,000 Showa 39 (1964) - 379,700,000 Showa 40 (1965) - 384,200,000 Showa 41 (1966) - 163,100,000
 
Showa 42 (1967) - 26,000,000 Showa 43 (1968) - 114,000,000 Showa 44 (1969) - 240,000,000 Showa 45 (1970) - 340,000,000
       
Showa 46 (1971) - 362,050,000 Showa 47 (1972) - 562,950,000 Showa 48 (1973) - 745,000,000 Showa 49 (1974) - 950,000,000
Showa 50 (1975) - 970,000,000 Showa 51 (1976) - 200,000,000 Showa 52 (1977) - 340,000,000 Showa 53 (1978) - 318,000,000
     
Showa 54 (1979) - 317,000,000 Showa 55 (1980) - 385,000,000 Showa 56 (1981) - 95,000,000 Showa 57 (1982) - 455,000,000
 
Showa 58 (1983) - 410,000,000 Showa 59 (1984) - 202,850,000 Showa 60 (1985) - 153,150,000 Showa 61 (1986) - 113,960,000
     
Showa 62 (1987) - 631,775,000 Showa 63 (1988) - 369,120,000 Showa 64 (1989) - 67,332,000 Heisei 1 (1989) - 960,660,000
 
Heisei 2 (1990) - 520,953,000 Heisei 3 (1991) - 517,120,000 Heisei 4 (1992) - 301,130,000 Heisei 5 (1993) - 413,240,000
   
Heisei 6 (1994) - 197,767,000 Heisei 7 (1995) - 351,874,000 Heisei 8 (1996) - 207,213,000 Heisei 9 (1997) - 239,086,000
   
Heisei 10 (1998) - 172,612,000 Heisei 11 (1999) - 60,130,000 Heisei 12 (2000) - 9,030,000 Heisei 13 (2001) - 78,025,000
 
Heisei 14 (2002) - 143,662,000 Heisei 15 (2003) - 102,406,000 Heisei 16 (2004) - 70,903,000 Heisei 17 (2005) - 16,029,000
     
Heisei 18 (2006) - 9,594,000 Heisei 19 (2007) - 9,904,000 Heisei 20 (2008)  
       

 

02-13 1 yen (Aluminium)

Diameter: 20mm

Alloy: Al 100%

Mass: 1.0g

No 1 yen coins were struck in Showa 43 (1968)

 

Showa 30 (1955) - 381,700,000 Showa 31 (1956) - 500,900,000 Showa 32 (1957) - 492,000,000 Showa 33 (1958) - 374,900,000
     
Showa 34 (1959) - 208,600,000 Showa 35 (1960) - 300,000,000 Showa 36 (1961) - 432,400,000 Showa 37 (1962) - 572,000,000
     
Showa 38 (1963) - 788,700,000 Showa 39 (1964) - 1,665,100,000 Showa 40 (1965) - 1,743,256,000 Showa 41 (1966) - 807,344,000
 
Showa 42 (1967) - 220,600,000 Showa 44 (1969) - 184,700,000 Showa 45 (1970) - 556,400,000 Showa 46 (1971) - 905,950,000
     
Showa 47 (1972) - 1,274,950,000 Showa 48 (1973) - 1,470,000,000 Showa 49 (1974) - 1,750,000,000 Showa 50 (1975) - 1,656,150,000
Showa 51 (1976) - 928,850,000 Showa 52 (1977) - 895,000,000 Showa 53 (1978) - 864,000,000 Showa 54 (1979) - 1,015,000,000
 
Showa 55 (1980) - 1,145,000,000 Showa 56 (1981) - 1,206,000,000 Showa 57 (1982) - 1,017,000,000 Showa 58 (1983) - 1,086,000,000
Showa 59 (1984) - 981,850,000 Showa 60 (1985) - 837,150,000 Showa 61 (1986) - 417,960,000 Showa 62 (1987) - 955,775,000
 
Showa 63 (1988) - 1,269,042,000 Showa 64 (1989) - 116,110,000 Heisei 1 (1989) - 2,366,970,000 Heisei 2 (1990) - 2,768,953,000
   
Heisei 3 (1991) - 2,301,000,000 Heisei 4 (1992) - 1,299,130,000 Heisei 5 (1993) - 1,261,240,000 Heisei 6 (1994) - 1,040,767,000
 
Heisei 7 (1995) - 1,041,874,000 Heisei 8 (1996) - 942,213,000 Heisei 9 (1997) - 783,086,000 Heisei 10 (1998) - 452,612,000
 
Heisei 11 (1999) - 67,130,000 Heisei 12 (2000) - 12,026,000 Heisei 13 (2001) - 8,024,000 Heisei 14 (2002) - 9,667,000
     
Heisei 15 (2003) - 117,406,000 Heisei 16 (2004) - 52,903,000 Heisei 17 (2005) - 30,029,000 Heisei 18 (2006) - 129,594,000
       
Heisei 19 (2007) - 223,904,000 Heisei 20 (2008)    
       

 

 

 

30/01/2009