World Cultural Heritage Coin Set – Fujisan, Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration –

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The Japan Mint is proud to release a coin set to commemorate the registration of "Fujisan (Mt. Fuji), Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration," as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in June, 2013. A presentation folder of this coin set is full of information on Fujisan; it includes pictures of various views of Fujisan, columns focusing on its aspects as source of artistic inspiration and as an object of worship, and an article about coins featuring Fujisan issued so far. In addition, it should be emphasized that a three-dimensional model, which replicates the geographical conditions of Fujisan and its surrounding area like a miniascape, is also included.

World Cultural Heritage Fujisan,
Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration
Fujisan is Japan’s highest peak, a solitary stratovolcano that stands 3,776 meters high, and its sacred, awe-inspiring form has made it renowned worldwide as a peak symbolizing Japan. It has secured a globally recognized position as a celebrated mountain through mountain-worship activities dating back to the premodern era and through artistic activities inspired by the viewing of the mountain, becoming widely recognized as an outstanding example of Japan’s sublime, majestic mountain scenery.

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Three dimensional model of Fujisan in this coin set

The coin set includes:

  • Six Japanese legal tender coins in Brilliant Uncirculated condition (a 500 yen nickel-brass coin, a 100 yen cupronickel coin, a 50 yen cupronickel coin, a 10 yen bronze coin, a 5 yen brass coin and a 1 yen aluminum coin) in a plastic display case,
  • A presentation folder with information on Fujisan

Scheduled Mintage: 70,000 sets

Dealers for World Cultural Heritage Coin Set – Fujisan, Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration –

For South Korea

HWADONG CO., LTD

For People's Republic of China (including Macao) and Taiwan

Pan's Coins

For European Countries

NUMISCOM

Please see the International Coin Dealer List for the contact information.