Summary of Tottori Prefecture
Located in the west of the mainland Japan, and faces the Sea of Japan to the north. The prefecture is endowed with nature, with the sea to the north and mountains in the south.
Capital City: Tottori
Population in 2007 (thousands): 600
Area (square km): 3,507
1000 yen silver coin
(Obverse design: Tottori Sand Dunes and San’in Kaigan)
The Tottori Sand Dunes are coastal sand dunes that represent Japan. They’re famous for beautiful wind ripples, and measure sixteen kilometers from east to west and two kilometers from north to south. The San’ in Kaigan Coast features indented coastlines with small bays and capes and peculiar shaped rock formations. The San’ in Kaigan Coast was registered in the UNESCO International Network of Geoparks in 2010. The cavity-shaped islet on the coin has a pine tree at the top.
500 yen bi-color clad coin
(Obverse design: Mitokusan Sanbutsuji Temple Nageiredo Hall)
It is a unique architectural work, built on the cliffside around the late eleventh century, and is designated as our national treasure.
Coin Sets contain Tottori 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 (Toyama, Tottori, Kumamoto, Shiga, Iwate and Akita) Set, "Brilliant Uncirculated Version"