Japan Mint


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Japan Mint

An organization in Japan that issues legal tender coins for general use. It was established in 1871 and is owned by the government of Japan as an incorporated administrative agency. It is headquartered in Osaka with branches in Hiroshima and Tokyo.
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In this connection, by exchanging opinions with an incorporated administrative agency Japan Mint Bureau the Company was able to extend its knowledge of silver analysis methods.
Japan Mint will make 500 million 2 taka coins for the South Asian country starting early next year.
Meanwhile, the Tokyo Bureau of Japan Mint of The Government of Japan printed a 1,000 Rupee Silver Coin to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan embassy in Tokyo said.
1) will begin a joint development of silver analysis technology with Japan Mint, an Incorporated Administrative Agency in Japan.
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo will develop analysis technology for 24 key elements(2) that should be analyzed as impurities in silver in order to analyze the high-purity silver used in industrial products, while Japan Mint will develop analysis technology for measuring the purity of silver itself in order to analyze high-purity silver used in commemorative coins and the silver alloys recently used in various ornaments.
The duration of the joint development is scheduled to be one year, and each of Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo and Japan Mint will aim to obtain ISO/IEC17025:2005(3) certification for the silver analysis technology they develop respectively, alternatively try to reach the required technological level by the end of 2013.
Meanwhile, Japan Mint uses a method (potentiometric titration) for measuring silver itself by dissolving silver with nitric acid and titrating this using a sodium chloride solution in accordance with JIS H 6311(7).
The Japan Mint began a lottery in March after 600,000 coin collectors placed orders for the 100,000 commemorative coins released to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Ryoma's birth.
The 17 coins were identified as fakes by the Japan Mint after they were found by the Tokyo Customs, according to the official.
Japan Mint to offer coin sets to mark 35th anniversary of 'Doraemon'
OSAKA - Japan Mint in Osaka said Tuesday it will accept mail orders from July 21 through Aug.
Japan Mint, an independent administrative body, will sell 60,000 sets for 13,000 yen each on a first come, first served basis.

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