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Press Release

July 12,2016

Ministry of Finance

Issuance of Commemorative Coins for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games

  The Ministry of Finance has decided to issue coins commemorating the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. Multiple commemorative coin versions will be issued by the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Games. After the conclusion of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Games this summer, 1000-yen coins commemorating a succession of host cities will be the first versions to be issued.

 

(Note)The number of coins to be issued, materials from which they will be made, grades, weights, formats (designs) and prices, etc. will be publicized later as the details are defined.

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