|Diameter:||61mm||Design by:||T. Okamoto / K. Tanaka|
|Thickness:||8 mm||Mint:||Mint Bureau of the Ministry of Finance|
|Obverse:||Stylized figures of three runners and swimmer.|
|Reverse:||Olympic rings dividing Englisch and Japanese legend in 6 lines|
| Commemoration medals for participation
The face and the other side of these commemorative
medals were designed by Messrs. Taro Okamoto and Kazumitsu Tanaka respctively.
An athlete and a swimmer were placed on the leaves of olive on the face,
while the other side carried the words of "XVIII OLYMPIAD TOKYO 1964"
and an Olympic Mark. A total of 17,000 medals were issued to the participating
athletes and officials. It was made of copper finished in dark green in
a size of 60 mm in diameter with 3 - 5 mm thickness cased in a wooden box.
(Source document: Official Report 1964, Vol. 1, page 229)