50th Anniversary of the Shinkansen 1,000 Yen Commemorative Silver Proof Coin
The Japan Mint has struck this legal tender 1,000 yen silver coin to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the first Shinkansen train line.
Shinkansen is an important national project which has been developed based on the basic plan of the nation as a major social infrastructure supporting the people’s lives and economic activities.
This beautiful proof coin has a finely frosted relief against a mirror-like background created by the use of special techniques.
Color printing has been used on the obverse, and the reverse has been treated with iridescent color shining technology, which uses micro-fabrication to make it shine with rainbow colors.
|Face Value||1,000 Yen|
|Other Features||Color printing, iridescent color shining technology (reverse), helically milled edges, etc.|
0-series Shinkansen with Mt. Fuji and cherry blossoms
0-series Shinkansen with Kanji characters meaning 50th anniversary of the Shinkansen
What is the iridescent color shining technology?
Iridescent color shining technology applied to the reverse side of the coin utilizes microgrooves produced by high-precision technology to create an iridescent shine on a metal surface, by using the light interference effect. Different parts of the coin shine depending the direction or angle from which it is viewed.
Dealers for 50th Anniversary of the Shinkansen 1,000 Yen Commemorative Silver Proof Coin
For South Korea
HWADONG CO., LTD.
For Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore
International Coins (Hong Kong) Limited
Bank of Taiwan, Trading Department
For People's Republic of China (including Macao) and Taiwan
The Singapore Mint
For Australia and New Zealand
For US and Canada
For European Countries
MDM Muenzhandelsgesellschaft mbH
Modern Numismatics International
Power Coin di Antonello Galletta
METAL UNION Sp. z o.o.
Skarbnica Narodowa Sp. z o.o.