Japan to introduce coins honoring Rugby World Cup 2019

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TOKYO (Kyodo) – Japan will issue gold and silver coins to celebrate the nation facilitating one year from now’s Rugby World Cup, the Finance Ministry said Tuesday.

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The gold coin, including the World Cup trophy on one side and the 2019 competition’s logo and cherry blooms on the other, will be made with 15.6 grams of 24 karat gold and put marked down for 120,000 yen ($1,060).

The silver coin, demonstrating a player handling a rival and the names of the 12 have Japanese urban communities, will be made with 31.1 grams of fine silver and sold for 9,500 yen.

The service said 10,000 of the gold coins and 50,000 silver coins will be made. Requests for the coins, which are actually legitimate delicate worth 10,000 yen and 1,000 yen, separately, can be made at the Japan Mint’s site from March 15 one year from now.

 

Reference:
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20181127/p2g/00m/0dm/067000c

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