5 Yen - Shōwa (1949 - 1989)

obverse of 5 Yen - Shōwa (1949 - 1989) coin with Y# 72 from Japan. Inscription: 日本国 昭和四十八年
reverse of 5 Yen - Shōwa (1949 - 1989) coin with Y# 72 from Japan. Inscription: 五円
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Features

Denomination 5 Yen
Catalog Number Y# 72
Weight (g) 3.75
Diameter (mm) 22
Thickness (mm) 1.5
Shape: Round with hole
Composition: Brass
Currency Value (USD) 0.05
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Calendar Japanese (Shōwa)

Obverse

Lettering:
日本国
昭和四十八年


Description:
Hole in center flanked by seed leaf.

Reverse

Lettering:
五円

Description:
Gear design around center hole with horizontal lines below, large bending stalk of rice above.

Edge

Description:
Plain
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
24 (1949) 111,896,000 Common
25 (1950) 181,824,000 Very Common
26 (1951) 197,980,000 Very Common
27 (1952) 55,000,000 Common
28 (1953) 45,000,000 Very Common
32 (1957) 10,000,000 Common
33 (1958) 50,000,000 Very Common
34 (1959) 33,000,000 Very Common
35 (1960) 34,800,000 Very Common
36 (1961) 61,000,000 Very Common
37 (1962) 126,700,000 Very Common
38 (1963) 171,800,000 Very Common
39 (1964) 379,700,000 Very Common
40 (1965) 384,200,000 Very Common
41 (1966) 163,100,000 Very Common
42 (1967) 26,000,000 Very Common
43 (1968) 114,000,000 Very Common
44 (1969) 240,000,000 Very Common
45 (1970) 340,000,000 Very Common
46 (1971) 362,050,000 Very Common
47 (1972) 562,950,000 Very Common
48 (1973) 745,000,000 Very Common
49 (1974) 950,000,000 Very Common
50 (1975) 970,000,000 Very Common
51 (1976) 200,000,000 Very Common
52 (1977) 340,000,000 Very Common
53 (1978) 318,000,000 Very Common
54 (1979) 317,000,000 Very Common
55 (1980) 385,000,000 Very Common
56 (1981) 95,000,000 Very Common
57 (1982) 455,000,000 Very Common
58 (1983) 410,000,000 Very Common
59 (1984) 202,850,000 Very Common
60 (1985) 153,150,000 Very Common
61 (1986) 113,960,000 Very Common
62 (1987) 631,645,000 Very Common
62 (1987) 230,000 Proof Common
63 (1988) 368,920,000 Very Common
63 (1988) 200,000 Proof Common
64 (1989) 67,332,000 Very Common

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