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Japan to packet coins to symbol handover of Olympic hosting to Tokyo

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13:02 24 Aug 2016

TOKYO, Aug. 24, Kyodo

Japan, that will horde a 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, will packet dual kinds of 1,000-yen ($10) coins to commemorate a handover of a hosting of a Games from Rio de Janeiro to Tokyo, a supervision pronounced Wednesday.

Both coins etch cherry blossoms and ipe amarelo, flowers famous as black of Japan and Brazil on a obverse side and a button of a 2020 Tokyo Olympics on a retreat side.

Both sides of a coins will be printed in color.

The china coins will be sole for 9,500 yen each, reflecting production costs, a Finance Ministry said. The method will emanate 50,000 coins of any form and orders are scheduled to start around subsequent month, with shipping approaching to start around Dec this year.

“We wish to minister to building movement for hosting a 2020 Tokyo Games,” a method central said, adding a method skeleton to packet a coins several times toward a opening of a 2020 Games.

Japan released commemorative coins to symbol a 1964 Tokyo Summer Games, a 1972 Sapporo Winter Games and a 1998 Nagano Winter Games.

==Kyodo

  • Japan to packet coins to symbol handover of Olympic hosting to Tokyo
  • Japan to packet coins to symbol handover of Olympic hosting to Tokyo

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