50th Anniversary of the Shinkansen 100 Yen Commemorative Clad Coin (2015)

The Japan Mint has struck legal tender 100 yen clad coins to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the first Shinkansen train line. They are the first commemorative 100 yen coins ever in the past 39 years.
This coin set contains the five coins whose obverses depict representative Shinkansen trains of Tokaido, Sanyo, Tohoku, Joetsu, and Hokuriku lines, and whose reverses commonly carry an image of the first Shinkansen, “0-series.”

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Denomination 100 yen
Weight 4.8 grams
Diameter 22.6mm
Composition Cupronickel / Copper (Clad)
Finish Brilliant Uncirculated
Other Features Set micro stripes (center of the reverse), helical ridges, etc.
Sales Qty. 300,000

Dealers working on this program

For South Korea


For Taiwan

– Bank of Taiwan

For Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore

– International Coins (Hong Kong) Limited

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

– Pan's Coins

For Singapore

– The Singapore Mint

For Australia and New Zealand


For US and Canada

– Panda America

For European Countries

– MDM Muenzhandelsgesellschaft mbH
– Modern Numismatics International
– Emporium Hamburg

Contact Information of International Dealers