2013 Cherry Blossom Viewing Red Brass Medal

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Since its inception in 1883, the Japan Mint's Cherry Blossom Viewing has enjoyed lasting popularity as one of Osaka's best–loved spring traditions. The Japan Mint is proud to release the 2013 "Cherry Blossom Viewing" Red Brass Medal, featuring the blossom of the year "Amanogawa" ("Milkey Way").

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Obverse: Orihime (the Weaver Princess) and Hikoboshi (the Cowherd), the lovers in the Tanabata legend, crossing the bridge over the Milky Way, which is formed by a flock of magpies (kasasagi-no-hashi), to meet each other.
Reverse: The blossom of the year "Amanogawa" ("Milky Way") (depicted in color).

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Specifications of Red Brass Medal

Material Red Brass
Finishing Factory Tarnish Finish
Weight Approximately 110 g
Diameter 55 mm
Price JPY 4,762 + shipping and insurance charges
Scheduled Sales Quantity 3,000 pcs

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