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Press Release

February 23, 2018

Ministry of Finance

Designs of The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Commemorative Coin Program (First Issue)

The Ministry of Finance has decided to issue approx. 30 types of coins commemorating the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 in four series before the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Games. For the first issue, the designs were decided as follows for a 10,000-yen premium-grade gold coin, two types of 1,000-yen premium-grade silver coin, and two types of 100-yen clad coin. They will be issued as outlined in the Attachment(PDF:58KB).

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
EventOlympic Games Tokyo 2020
Type

10,000-yen gold coin

1,000-yen silver coin

100-yen clad coin

Design
(Obverse)
2020olympic_gold20180223.jpg

Yabusame (horseback archery) and kanji characters "shingitai.gif"

2020olympic_silver_20180223.jpg

Aquatics

2020olympic_100_20180223.jpg

Fencing

Design
(Reverse)
2020olympic_gold20180223_reverse.jpg

Official emblem of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

2020olympic_silver_20180223_reverse.jpg

Official emblem of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, cherry blossoms, and ginkgo leaves

2020olympic_100_20180223_reverse.jpg

Official emblem of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
EventTokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Type

10,000-yen gold coin

1,000-yen silver coin

100-yen clad coin

Design
(Obverse)

(Not issued this time)

 

2020paralympic_silver_20180223.jpg

Judo

2020paralympic_100_20180223.jpg

Boccia

Design
(Reverse)
2020paralympic_silver_20180223_reverse.jpg

Official emblem of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, cherry blossoms, and ginkgo leaves

2020paralympic_100_20180223_reverse.jpg

Official emblem of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

(Note 1) The diameters are 26 mm for the 10,000-yen gold coin, 40 mm for the 1,000-yen silver coins, and 22.6 mm for the 100-yen clad coins.

(Note 2) Clad coins refer to the coins with a metal layer sandwiched by the different types of metal plates by using the clad technology.

(Note 3) See References 1 to 5(PDF:601KB) for the details of the designs.

(Attachment) Outline of the 10,000-yen Gold Coin, 1,000-yen Silver Coins and 100-yen Clad Coins(PDF:58KB)

Contact

  • Inquiry on the issuance of commemorative coins
    Currency Planning Section, Office of Currency Matters, Treasury Division, Financial Bureau
    TEL: 03-3581-4111 (Representative) Extension: 2556, 5238
  • Inquiry on the sales of commemorative coins
    Japan Mint
    TEL:050-5548-8686(Hello Dial)