Saturday, October 19, 2019

Japan 5 Yen


  • Country         :   Japan
  • Years             :   37 (1962)
  • Calender:      Japanese Calendar
  • Value             :    5 Yen
  • Metal             :    Brass
  • Weight          :    3.75 gm
  • Diameter       :    22 mm
  • Thickness      :    1.5 mm
  • Shape            :    Round with a hole in the center
  • Orientation    :    Medal Alignment ↑O↑
  • Demonetized :    No

Japan 5 Yen 1962 Brass Image Japan 5 Yen 1962


Hole in the centre
Seed Leaf
日 本 国 (Authority-State of Japan)
昭和三十七年 (Year)


Hole in the centre
Bent Rice Stalk (Represents Rice)
Water (Represents Fisheries)
Gear around the hole (Represents Industry)
五円 (5 Yen)



Mintage: 126,700,000

Mint: Japan Mint

Designer: Unknown


  • The three graphic elements on the above coin represent the Japanese first sector economy Rice, Fishing and industry.
  • 5 Yen (1962) coin was minted in the Showa Era (37) during the reign of Hirohito.

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