Banknotes from Japan

Japan is an island nation in East Asia with a population of 120 million. It shares maritime borders with Russia, Korea and the People's Republic of China. A highly developed industrialised country, Japan has the 3rd largest economy in the world.
Wikidata: Q17

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Mon (683-1953)

1000 Mon = 1 Kan

100 Mon (Mikawa)
1730

Local banknote
160 × 37 mm
N# 276190
500 Mon
1730

Local banknote

N# 348208

Ryō (1595-1874)

16 Shu = 4 Bu = 1 Ryō

½ Shu (Takayama Prefecture Note)
ND (1869)

Local banknote

JNDA# 10-29, N# 399050
1 Shu (Dajōkan-satsu)
ND (1868-1869)

Standard banknote: Dajōkan-satsu
89 × 35 mm
JNDA# 10-4, N# 399347
1 Shu (Minbushō-satsu)
ND (1869-1870)

Standard banknote: Minbushō-satsu
89 × 35 mm
JNDA# 10-5, N# 399391
2 Shu (Takayama Prefecture Note)
ND (1869)

Local banknote

JNDA# 10-29, N# 399051
2 Shu (Minbushō-satsu)
ND (1869-1870)

Standard banknote: Minbushō-satsu
89 × 38 mm
JNDA# 10-5, N# 399394
3 Shu (Takayama Prefecture Note)
ND (1869)

Local banknote

JNDA# 10-29, N# 399054
1 Bu (Hyōgo Port Development)
ND (1867)

Standard banknote: Hyōgo Port Development
130 × 37 mm
JNDA# 10-3, N# 400192
1 Bu (Dajōkan-satsu)
ND (1868-1869)

Standard banknote: Dajōkan-satsu
110 × 38 mm
JNDA# 10-4, N# 399348
1 Bu (Minbushō-satsu)
ND (1869-1870)

Standard banknote: Minbushō-satsu
100 × 38 mm
JNDA# 10-5, N# 399396
2 Bu (Minbushō-satsu)
ND (1869-1870)

Standard banknote: Minbushō-satsu
112 × 43 mm
JNDA# 10-5, N# 399398
1 Ryō (Dajōkan-satsu)
ND (1868-1869)

Standard banknote: Dajōkan-satsu
133 × 45 mm
JNDA# 10-4, N# 399349
5 Ryō (Dajōkan-satsu)
ND (1868-1869)

Standard banknote: Dajōkan-satsu
150 × 56 mm
JNDA# 10-4, N# 399350
10 Ryō (Dajōkan-satsu)
ND (1868-1869)

Standard banknote: Dajōkan-satsu
159 × 68 mm
JNDA# 10-4, N# 399351

Monme Silver / Monme-Gin / Ginme (1601-1874)

1 Monme = 10 Fun = 100 Rin

2 Fun
ND (1700-1868)

Local banknote
140 × 26 mm
N# 344000
1 Monme
ND

Local banknote
140 × 50 mm
N# 400125
1 Monme Silver
ND

Local banknote
154 × 36 mm
N# 340986
1 Monme
ND (1700-1868)

Local banknote
150 × 38 mm
N# 344001
1 Monme (Amagasaki, Settsu Province)
ND (1700-1868)

Local banknote
192 × 46 mm
N# 344002
Available for swap 1 Silver Monme (Mikawa)
1730

Local banknote
160 × 37 mm
N# 215656
1 Silver Monme (Nagasawa City)
1730

Local banknote
163 × 31 mm
N# 393846
1 Monme
ND (1730)

Local banknote
161 × 42 mm
N# 344003
1 Silver Monme (Bicchu,Okayama)
1732

Local banknote
197 × 45 mm
N# 302773
1 Silver Monme (Shibamura-han, Yamato)
1745

Local banknote
165 × 38 mm
N# 243314
1 Monme (Shibamura)
ND (1745)

Local banknote
167 × 38 mm
N# 343999
1 Silver Monme
1838

Local banknote
50 × 35 mm
N# 221681
1 Monme (Shiga)
1847

Local banknote: Shiga Hansatsu
167 × 33 mm
N# 220994
1 Silver Monme (Hyogo, Kasai)
1863

Local banknote
160 × 44 mm
N# 302778
1 Monme (Nara)
ND (1865)

Local banknote
152 × 38 mm
N# 343998
Available for swap 1 Silver Monme (private issue; Oono-gumi)
1869

Local banknote
119 × 32 mm
N# 314976
5 Monme (Hiroshima)
1764

Local banknote
184 × 48 mm
N# 276200
5 Silver Monme (private issue; Oono-gumi)
1869

Local banknote
114 × 21 mm
N# 287762

Yen (1871-date)

1000 Rin = 100 Sen = 1 Yen (1 Trade Dollar = 420 Grains)

Available for swap 5 Sen
ND (1944)

Standard banknote
100 × 48 mm
P# 52, JNDA# 11-63, N# 205534
Available for swap 5 Sen
ND (1948-1952)

Standard banknote
94 × 48 mm
P# 83, JNDA# 11-70, N# 225365
10 Sen
ND (1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
87 × 53 mm
P# 1, JNDA# 11-9, N# 217773
10 Sen (Russo-Japanese War Issue)
37 (1904)

Local banknote: Russo-Japanese War Issue
103 × 62 mm
P# M1, N# 325522
Available for swap 10 Sen
6-10 (1917-1921)

Standard banknote
86 × 54 mm
P# 46, JNDA# 11-40, N# 217571
Available for swap 10 Sen
ND (1944)

Standard banknote
106 × 51 mm
P# 53, JNDA# 11-62, N# 208598
Available for swap 10 Sen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
ND (1945)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 63, JNDA# 14-15, N# 203389
Available for swap 10 Sen (US Military Currency - A-Note)
ND (1946)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 62, JNDA# 14-7, N# 203388
Available for swap 10 Sen
1947

Standard banknote
100 × 50 mm
P# 84, N# 204479
20 Sen
ND (1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
87 × 53 mm
P# 2, JNDA# 11-8, N# 266647
20 Sen
6-8 (1917-1919)

Standard banknote
92 × 58 mm
P# 47, JNDA# 11-39, N# 264735
½ Yen
ND (1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
89 × 53 mm
P# 3, JNDA# 11-7, N# 266649
50 Sen
6-11 (1917-1922)

Standard banknote
103 × 65 mm
P# 48, JNDA# 11-38, N# 215628
Available for swap 50 Sen "Fuji-Sakura"
13 (1938)

Standard banknote
104 × 64 mm
P# 58, JNDA# 11-60, N# 210259
Available for swap 50 Sen (Great Imperial Japanese Government)
17-19 (1942-1944)

Standard banknote
105 × 65 mm
P# 59, JNDA# 11-61, N# 208853
Available for swap 50 Sen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
ND (1945)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 65, JNDA# 14-14, N# 203391

The Numista referee for banknotes of this issuer is Idolenz.

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