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A New Series of Banknotes and a New 500 Yen Coin

New Series of Bank of Japan Notes

Scheduled to be introduced in the first half of fiscal 2024 (April-September 2024).

Please check below for the special features of the new series of Bank of Japan notes and a comparison with the current series.

New 500 Yen Coin

  • Obverse of the new 500 yen coin image
  • Reverse of the new 500 yen coin image

Please check below for the special security features of the new 500 yen coin and a comparison with the 500 yen nickel-brass coin.

Related Releases

Related Releases
DateTitle
Oct. 15, 2021 Issuance Date for the New 500 Yen Coin 
Apr. 27, 2021 Issuance Schedule for the New 500 Yen Coin 
Jan. 29, 2021 Notice regarding the Issuance Schedule for the New 500 Yen Coin 
May  31, 2019 Introduction of a New Series of Bank of Japan Notes and a New 500 Yen Coin [PDF 786KB]