2011 Children’ s Song Coin Set
We started this Japanese children’ s song series in 2008 with aims to pass down children’ s songs for generations and to enrich customers’ minds. This set features poems by Misuzu Kaneko (1903-1930).
This set is comprised of:
- Six Japanese legal tender coins (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),
- Red-brass medal (Weight: 7.5g, Diameter: 27mm)
- A poetry book of Misuzu Kaneko
Scheduled Mintage: 50,000 sets
Who is Misuzu Kaneko (1903 – 1930)?
She was a writer of poetry for children. Her posthumously-published poems, like “Is it an echo?” and “A bird and a bell and I “, are recently being reappraised and they are gaining popularity among wider generations in Japan.