August 2, 2022
Ministry of Finance
Issuance of Commemorative Coin for the 150th Anniversary of Railways in Japan
The Ministry of Finance has decided to issue a coin commemorating the 150th anniversary of railways in Japan as follows:
Nishiki-e of the Takanawa Railway
Old Shimbashi Station
|Face value||1,000 yen|
|Colors||White, gray, black, sky blue, blue,
red, ochre, and green
|Other features||Helical ridges, etc.|
|Number of coins to be issued||
(estimated shipment date)
About three weeks from October 5, 2022
Note 1. Since this coin uses a precious metal and is crafted with special technologies, the cost required to manufacture this exceeds its face value.
Note 2. See the reference(PDF:268KB) for the details of the design.
Note 3. The commemorative coin will only be available through mail order to the Japan Mint, and will not be available to be exchanged at financial institutions, etc.