What's new

Welcome to Japan Reference (JREF) - the community for all Things Japanese.

Join Today! It is fast, simple, and FREE!

Coloured coins

thomas

Unswerving cyclist
Admin
Joined
14 Mar 2002
Messages
11,087
Reaction score
2,344
Interesting news for coin collectors out there: Japan will issue coloured commemorative coins on the occasion of the 5th Winter Asian Games that will be held in Aomori in February. The Japanese Mint Bureau will issue 50.000 silver coins (at 1.000 ¥ face value) that show the official emblem of the games as well as *the* symbol of Aomori: apples (in red, dark red and blue).

=> zakzak.co.jp/top/t-2002_12/3t2002120629.html

=> mint.go.jp/topix/new/page01-7_e.html
 

Attachments

  • aomoricoin.jpg
    aomoricoin.jpg
    6 KB · Views: 58

Maciamo

Twirling dragon
Joined
17 Jul 2002
Messages
3,332
Reaction score
111
Sugoi ! I had never seen coloured coins before. Is that the metal like this, or is it just painting ?
 
  • Thread starter
  • Admin
  • #3

thomas

Unswerving cyclist
Admin
Joined
14 Mar 2002
Messages
11,087
Reaction score
2,344
They will be the first coloured coins ever minted. I think it's painting.

Hm, I'm not collecting anymore, but thinking... :)
 

samuraitora

先輩
Joined
29 May 2002
Messages
847
Reaction score
3
Not sure if they are coloring the metal or not. There are quite a few collector coins over here that are colored but they are all painted.
 
Top Bottom