Analyzing 500 yen Nickel-brass Coin

Image of 500 Yen Coin

Japan Mint is always engaged in research and development in order to manufacture coins trusted and cherished by the public. The state of the art technology of anti-counterfeit and anti-alteration measures are applied to the 500 yen Nickel-brass Coin to cope with the sophisticated counterfeit techniques.

Image of 500 Yen Coin

4 Points of Anti-counterfeiting Measures

  1. The figures appear and disappear depending on the positions from which the coin is viewed.
    Latent Image
  2. The edge of 500 yen coin introduces the first special technology of the world in the field of mass-production.
    Helical Ridges (helically milled edge)
  3. We are challenging to the limit of micro-processing, that is, micro dots and micro stripes (lines) technology.
    MicroDots
    , Micro Stripes (Micro Lines)
  4. 500 yen coin is made of nickel-brass, rarely used in other countries.