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KANAGAWA 47 Prefectures (21) Silver Proof Coin 1000 Yen Japan Mint 2012


Kanagawa, 2012 issue of silver proof colorized 1000 yen coin by Japan Mint, from Japan 47 prefectures series. Kanagawa is a prefecture located in the southern Kanto region of Japan. The capital is Yokohama. Kanagawa is part of the Greater Tokyo Area.

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Kanagawa prefecture, E central Honshu, Japan. Yokohama is the capital. Other important cities include Kawasaki, Yokosuka, and Kamakura (a religious center). The urban belt of the eastern part of the prefecture merges with Tokyo to the north. Flowers and dairy products are produced in Kanagawa, and fishing is an important industry.

Kamakura was a center of samurai government and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine was built in the later 12th century to protect the shogunate. Yabusame is a type of mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery. An archer on a running horse shoots arrows at targets. This event at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine is held in Hojo-e ceremony, which respects to living creatures, and dedicated as a shrine ritual.

  • CountryJapan
  • Year2012
  • 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
Obverse design: surugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and Yabusame (horseback archery). Common reverse design of 1000 yen silver coin: Snow Crystals, Moon and Cherry Blossoms.