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Official Tokyo 2020 commemorative coins at Japan Mint

Temma, Osaka

With a value from 100 yen to 10,000 yen, see all of the 37 designs of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games commemorative coins at Japan Mint.

For collectors, one of the exciting parts of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is the host country’s commemorative coins. The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 will not disappoint, as the Japanese ministry of Finance is together with Japan Mint is releasing a total of 37 coins in a variety of values and designs. The fourth, and last, round of designs is set to be released in July 2020.


Taking inspiration from traditional Japanese patterns, each coin’s unique design features Olympic and Paralympic motifs. The five new Olympic sports will be featured on their own 100-yen commemorative coin, as will the two Tokyo 2020 mascots, Miraitowa and Someity. The two 500-yen commemorative coins will depict the wind and thunder gods, a design selected through votes by the public.

A visit to the Japan Mint Museum is your best chance to see the commemorative coins of the 2020 Games in person. They also display commemorative coins from other historical moments in Japan, and unique coins from other countries. Find Japan Mint’s headquarters in Osaka, or visit one of their branches in Saitama, close to Tokyo, or in Hiroshima.
For more information about the coins, releases, and latest news, see Japan Mint’s website.

Mint museum is temporary closed due to Corona Virus. The time to reopen is not decided.

osaka gate
The front gate of the Japan Mint in Osaka. Well worth a visit just to see the commemorative coins, but the place is also famous for its original building's architecture, cherry blossoms and wisteria.
1964 commemorative coins
The 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games commemorative coins. The first commemorative coin for a modern Summer Olympic was issued for the 1952 Helsinki Olympics and has been a common tradition ever since.
1000 yen commemorative coins
One of the two coins featuring a design symbolizing the handing over of the Games from Rio de Janeiro to Tokyo.
wheel chair tennis coin
Various commemorative silver proof coins for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The front coin depicts the Paralympic sport wheelchair tennis.
table tennis coin
A close-up look at the silver proof commemorative coin depicting Table Tennis. The silver proof coins are legal tender for 1,000 yen, but have greater resale value for their collectibility and silver content.
olympic coin edge
The edges of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic commemorative coins have diagonal ridges on the edge instead of vertical to help visually challenged people to recognize them. The thinner ridges are for Olympic commemorative coins.
Paralympic coin edge
The edges of the 2020 Paralympic commemorative coins have more widely-spaced diagonal ridges to help visually challenged people to recognize them.
someity
A set of the 2020 Paralympic Games with the mascot Someity on the cover. Almost a third of all the designs for the commemorative coins depict the Paralympic Games.

If visitors coming to Japan are interested in obtaining 2020 Olympic and Paralympic coins, the best way is to contact one of our international distributors. In Japan, people who want to buy coins must apply for a lottery.

Access Information

Address

1-79,Temma 1-chome, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0043

Access


  • 15 minutes on foot from Sakuranomiya or Kyobashi station, Osaka Loop Line

  • 10 minutes on foot from Osaka Temmangu station, JR Tozai Line

  • 15 minutes on foot from Temmabashi station, Keihan Railway or Subway Tanimachi Line

  • 15 minutes on foot from Minamimorimachi station, Subway Tanimachi Line or Subway Sakaisuji Line

Saitama Branch: 190-22,Kitabukuro-cho 1-chome, Omiya-ku, Saitama
Hiroshima Branch: Itsukaichi Chuou 6-chome 3-1, Saeki-ku, Hiroshima

Open

Every day 9:00 - 16:45 (Osaka), Closed on the third Wednesday

Website

Japan Mint

Notice


  • For purchasing the commemorative coins outside Japan, contact Japan Mint’s official international
    distributors listed online
    .

  • The fourth round of commemorative 100 yen and 500 yen coins will be released in July and can be exchanged at face value at financial institutions (banks and post offices) as long as stock lasts.

  • If there are silver proof and gold proof coins left over after the lottery, you might be able to find them in Tokyo 2020 official shops or Japan Mint’s official shop.