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YAMAGUCHI 47 Prefectures (39) Silver Proof Coin 1000 Yen Japan Mint 2015


Yamaguchi, 2015 issue of silver proof colorized 1000 yen coin by Japan Mint, from Japan 47 prefectures series. Yamaguchi Prefecture, the westernmost prefecture of Honshu island of Japan.

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Yamaguchi city (1990 pop. 129,461), capital of Yamaguchi prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan. A great castle city from the 14th to 16th cent. and the site of many Buddhist temples and a mission established (1550) by St. Francis Xavier, it is now a commercial center. Yamaguchi prefecture (1990 pop. 1,556,286), 2,359 sq mi (6,110 sq km), has good lumber and agricultural resources, and fishing and stock-raising are important. Other industries include iron, steel, and coal.

  • CountryJapan
  • Year2015
  • Face Value1000 Yen
  • MetalSilver
  • Fineness (purity)999/1000
  • Weight (g)31.1 (1 oz)
  • Diameter (mm)40
  • QualityProof
  • Mintage (pcs)100.000
  • Certificate (COA)Yes
  • Presentation case (box)Yes

The coin's Obverse depicts the Kintaikyo Bridge and Akiyoshidai Plateau.
Kintaikyo Bridge: This is a historical wooden bridge that consists of a series of five wooden arches and spans the Nishiki River in Iwakuni City in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Built in 1673 by Kikkawa Hiroyoshi, the third lord of the Iwakuni domain, this bridge is known as one of the three most beautiful or unique bridges in Japan and was designated as a place of scenic beauty by the national government.
Akiyoshidai Plateau: This is the largest area of karst topography in Japan, located almost at the center of Yamaguchi Prefecture, and designated as a Quasi-National Park and a Special Natural Monument.
Common reverse design of 1000 yen silver coin: Snow Crystals, Moon and Cherry Blossoms.