2022 Cherry Blossom Viewing Gold Medal
Obverse: The design illustrates stained glass windows featuring cherry blossoms, and a woman. The flower crown and the embroidery on the dress represent the image of Fukurokuju, the Blossom of the Year.
Reverse: Blossom of the Year, Fukurokuju
The Blossom of the Year, “Fukurokuju”
Fukurokujuis a cultivated variety developed from the Oshima-zakuracherry tree and originally grew on the banks of the Arakawa River in Tokyo. Its flowers are damask pink, and the petals have undulating grooves that give them a stiff appearance. The variety is known for its large flowers, each flower having around 15 to 20 petals.
|Composition||99.9% Pure Gold (Fineness Certification* stamped by Japan Mint)|
|Special Technique||On the obverse, the stained glass windows are beautifully depicted using the iridescent color shining technology**.|
* Mint Certification Mark of Precious Metal Wares (Hallmark)
The Japan Mint examines and certifies the fineness of precious metal wares by stamping specific marks on all wares that pass this examination. These marks are commonly called hallmarks.
** Iridescent Color Shining Technology
A processing technology used to create an iridescent shine on a metal surface using interference of light reflected from microgrooves engraved on the surface. The surface shines in different colors when viewed from different angles.
Scheduled Sales Quantity: 400 pieces / for overseas market: Max. 5 pieces
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