World Cultural Heritage Coin Set (Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land –) : Japan Mint
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World Cultural Heritage Coin Set (Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land –)

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Japan Mint has released World Cultural Heritage Coin Set to commemorate the registration of Hiraizumi as World Heritage.

Hiraizumi– Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land – comprises five assets:Chūson-ji Temple, Mōtsū–ji Temple, Kanjizaiō–in Temple Site and Muryōkō–in Temple Site, which contain a group of artistic architectural works and gardens created during the 12th century by theŌshū Fujiwara family to spatially represent the Buddhist Pure Land (Paradise) on earth; and sacred Mount Kinkeisan, which is directly integrated with the four aforementioned temple sites both contextually and spatially. Hiraizumi was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in June 2011.

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),
  • A plastic display case,
  • A presentation folder with color pictures (One of them is a three-dimensional picture, which enables you to enjoy the solemn aura and gorgeous ornaments of Konjikidō (Golden Hall) of Chūson-ji Temple in stereoscopic image.)

Scheduled Mintage: 40,000 sets

Dealers for World Cultural Heritage Coin Set (Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land –)

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

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