Summary of Aichi Prefecture
Located in the central part of the mainland Japan. Three warlords who changed the course of Japan's history during the 16th century, Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu were from Aichi. Now, it has become one of the major industrial centers of Japan.
Capital City: Nagoya
Population in 2007 (thousands): 7,360
Area (square km): 5,165
1000 yen silver coin
(Obverse design: Kinshachi, Rabbitear Iris and Atsumi peninsula)
Featuring the golden Shachihoko on the top of the donjon of Nagoya Castle in Aichi, a rabbitear iris as the prefecture's flower, and the sand beach, where is the famous spawning region of loggerhead sea turtles in the Atsumi Peninsula in Aichi. Kozutsuminishiike Pond in Aichi is one of the three major homes of rabbitear iris in Japan, and is designated as the natural monument of Japan.
500 yen bi-color clad coin
(Obverse design: Main Building Aichi Prefectural Government and Rabbit-ear Iris)
The Main Building of the Aichi Prefectural Government is famous for its mixed style of western architecture and the eastern castled roof.
Coin Sets contain Aichi Coin
1000 yen silver proof coin, "simple version"
1000 yen silver proof with five 80 yen stamps, "deluxe version"
500 yen Bicolor Clad Coin, "Proof Version"
500 yen Bicolor Clad Coin, "Brilliant Uncirculated Version"
500 yen Bicolor Clad Coin with five 80 yen stamps, "Brilliant Uncirculated Version"
500 yen Bicolor Clad Coin 6 Prefectures (Kochi, Gifu, Fukui, Aichi, Aomori and Saga) Set, "Brilliant Uncirculated Version"