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

See also: Japanese puppet states in China, Japanese occupation of Oceania

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Ryō (1601-1867)

4000 Mon = 16 Shu = 4 Bu = 1 Ryō

100 Mon (Mikawa)
1730

Local banknote
160 × 37 mm
N# 276190
1 Silver Monme (Mikawa)
1730

Local banknote
160 × 37 mm
N# 215656
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
5 Monme (Hiroshima)
1764

Local banknote
184 × 48 mm
N# 276200
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 Silver Monme (Nara, Yamato Province)
1865

Local banknote
155 × 40 mm
N# 325593

Unspecified currency

Ryō (1601-1867)

4000 Mon = 16 Shu = 4 Bu = 1 Ryō

Available for swap 1 Silver Monme (private issue; Oono-gumi)
1869

Local banknote
119 × 32 mm
N# 314976
5 Silver Monme (private issue; Oono-gumi)
1869

Local banknote
114 × 21 mm
N# 287762

Yen (1871-date)

1000 Rin = 100 Sen = 1 Yen

10 Sen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
87 × 53 mm
P# 1, JNDA# 11-9, N# 217773
20 Sen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
87 × 53 mm
P# 2, JNDA# 11-8, N# 266647
½ Yen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
89 × 53 mm
P# 3, JNDA# 11-7, N# 266649
1 Yen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
112 × 72 mm
P# 4, JNDA# 11-6, N# 266650
2 Yen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
112 × 72 mm
P# 5, JNDA# 11-5, N# 266651
5 Yen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
137 × 89 mm
P# 6, JNDA# 11-4, N# 266652
10 Yen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
137 × 89 mm
P# 7, JNDA# 11-3, N# 266653
50 Yen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
159 × 107 mm
P# 8, JNDA# 11-2, N# 266654
100 Yen
(1872)

Standard banknote: Meiji Tsūhō
159 × 107 mm
P# 9, JNDA# 11-1, N# 266655
2 Yen
(1873)

Standard banknote

P# 11, N# 274748
5 Yen
(1873)

Standard banknote

P# 13, N# 274744
20 Yen
(1873)

Standard banknote

P# 14, N# 274746
10 Yen
(1885)

Standard banknote
156 × 93 mm
P# 24, JNDA# 11-23, N# 308188
1 Yen (Japanese serial)
(1889)

Standard banknote
145 × 85 mm
P# 26, JNDA# 11-29, N# 336181
5 Yen
(1899-1910)

Standard banknote
146 × 85 mm
P# 31, JNDA# 11-32, N# 219015
10 Yen
1899-1913

Standard banknote
159 × 95 mm
P# 32, JNDA# 11-31, N# 264718
100 Yen
1900-1913

Standard banknote
180 × 104 mm
P# 33, JNDA# 11-30, N# 264719
10 Sen (Russo-Japanese War Issue)
37 (1904)

Local banknote: Russo-Japanese War Issue
103 × 62 mm
P# M1, N# 325522
5 Yen
(1910)

Standard banknote
136 mm
P# 34, JNDA# 11-33, N# 219018
10 Yen
(1915)

Standard banknote
139 × 79 mm
P# 36, JNDA# 11-35, N# 219020
Available for swap 1 Yen (Arabic serial)
(1916)

Standard banknote
145 × 85 mm
P# 30, JNDA# 11-37, N# 208109
5 Yen
(1916)

Standard banknote
130 × 73 mm
P# 35, JNDA# 11-36, N# 219017
20 Sen
6-8 (1917-1919)

Standard banknote
92 × 58 mm
P# 47, JNDA# 11-39, N# 264735
Available for swap 10 Sen
6-10 (1917-1921)

Standard banknote
86 × 54 mm
P# 46, JNDA# 11-40, N# 217571
50 Sen
6-11 (1917-1922)

Standard banknote
103 × 65 mm
P# 48, JNDA# 11-38, N# 215628
200 Yen
(1927)

Standard banknote
123 × 73 mm
P# 37B, JNDA# 11-41, N# 231371
200 Yen (Printers Assay)
(1927)

Trial banknote
197 × 97 mm
P# 38, N# 257501
Available for swap 5 Yen
(1930)

Standard banknote
131 × 76 mm
P# 39, N# 206987
Available for swap 10 Yen
(1930)

Standard banknote
142 × 81 mm
P# 40, JNDA# 11-46, N# 206992
100 Yen
(1930)

Standard banknote
162 × 93 mm
P# 42, JNDA# 11-44, N# 264724
20 Yen
(1931)

Standard banknote
152 × 87 mm
P# 41, JNDA# 11-45, N# 217336
Available for swap 50 Sen "Fuji-Sakura"
13 (1938)

Standard banknote
104 × 64 mm
P# 58, JNDA# 11-60, N# 210259
Available for swap 5 Yen
(1942)

Standard banknote
132 × 76 mm
P# 43, N# 212796
Available for swap 50 Sen (Great Imperial Japanese Government)
17-20 (1942-1945)

Standard banknote
105 × 65 mm
P# 59, JNDA# 11-61, N# 208853
Available for swap 1 Yen (with serial number)
(1943)

Standard banknote
122 × 70 mm
P# 49, JNDA# 11-54, N# 210318
Available for swap 5 Yen
(1943-1944)

Standard banknote
133 × 77 mm
P# 50, N# 208316
Available for swap 10 Yen
(1943-1944)

Standard banknote
142 × 81 mm
P# 51, JNDA# 11-52, N# 204400
Available for swap 5 Sen
(1944)

Standard banknote
100 × 48 mm
P# 52, JNDA# 11-63, N# 205534
Available for swap 10 Sen
(1944)

Standard banknote
106 × 51 mm
P# 53, JNDA# 11-62, N# 208598
5 Yen (red block number)
(1944)

Standard banknote
132 × 76 mm
P# 55, JNDA# 11-56, N# 221152
Available for swap 100 Yen
(1944)

Standard banknote
163 × 93 mm
P# 57, JNDA# 11-51, N# 265139
Available for swap 1 Yen (without serial number)
(1944-1945)

Standard banknote
122 × 70 mm
P# 54, JNDA# 11-57, N# 265116
Available for swap 10 Yen
1944-1945

146 × 83 mm
P# 56, N# 212203
Available for swap 10 Sen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
(1945)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 63, JNDA# 14-15, N# 203389
Available for swap 50 Sen (Imperial Japanese Government)
20 (1945)

Standard banknote
115 × 65 mm
P# 60, N# 210311
Available for swap 50 Sen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
(1945)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 65, JNDA# 14-14, N# 203391
Available for swap 5 Yen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
(1945)

Standard banknote
112 × 66 mm
P# 69, JNDA# 14-12, N# 203396
Available for swap 10 Yen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
(1945)

Standard banknote
112 × 66 mm
P# 71, JNDA# 14-11, N# 203399
10 Yen (4th type)
(1945)

Standard banknote
142 × 81 mm
P# 77, JNDA# 11-59, N# 223578
Available for swap 20 Yen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
(1945)

Standard banknote
155 × 66 mm
P# 73, JNDA# 14-10, N# 203398
Available for swap 100 Yen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
(1945)

Standard banknote
155 × 66 mm
P# 75, JNDA# 14-9, N# 203403
100 Yen (3rd type)
(1945)

Standard banknote
162 × 93 mm
P# 80, JNDA# 11-58, N# 223581
200 Yen
1945

Standard banknote
188 × 97 mm
P# 43A, JNDA# 11-43, N# 254393
200 Yen
(1945)

Standard banknote
165 × 97 mm
P# 44, JNDA# 11-49, N# 264725
1000 Yen
(1945)

Standard banknote
172 × 100 mm
P# 45, JNDA# 11-48, N# 264726
Available for swap 1 Yen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
(1945-1957)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 67, JNDA# 14-13, N# 203393
Available for swap 10 Sen (US Military Currency - A-Note)
(1946)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 62, JNDA# 14-7, N# 203388
Available for swap 50 Sen (US Military Currency - A-Note)
(1946)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 64, JNDA# 14-6, N# 203390
1 Yen (US Military Currency - A-Note)
(1946)

Standard banknote
78 × 66 mm
P# 66, JNDA# 14-5, N# 203392
Available for swap 1 Yen
(1946)

Standard banknote
124 × 68 mm
P# 85, N# 207870
5 Yen (US Military Currency - A-Note)
(1946)

Standard banknote
112 × 66 mm
P# 68, JNDA# 14-4, N# 203394
Available for swap 5 Yen
(1946)

Standard banknote
132 × 68 mm
P# 86, N# 208244
10 Yen (US Military Currency - A-Note)
(1946)

Standard banknote
112 × 66 mm
P# 70, JNDA# 14-3, N# 203395
10 Yen (Provisional issues with adhesive stamps)
(1946)

Standard banknote
146 × 83 mm
P# 79, N# 322040
Available for swap 10 Yen
1946

Standard banknote
139 × 77 mm
P# 87, N# 208698
Available for swap 20 Yen (US Military Currency - A-Note)
(1946)

Standard banknote
155 × 66 mm
P# 72, JNDA# 14-2, N# 203397
100 Yen (US Military Currency - A-Note)
(1946)

Standard banknote
155 × 66 mm
P# 74, JNDA# 14-1, N# 203400
Available for swap 100 Yen
(1946)

Standard banknote
162 × 93 mm
P# 89, JNDA# 11-64, N# 204440
Available for swap 10 Sen
1947

Standard banknote
100 × 50 mm
P# 84, N# 204479
Available for swap 50 Sen
(1948)

Standard banknote
107 × 59 mm
P# 61, N# 207290
Available for swap 5 Sen
(1948-1952)

Standard banknote
94 × 48 mm
P# 83, JNDA# 11-70, N# 225365
Available for swap 1000 Yen
(1950-1965)

Standard banknote: B
164 × 76 mm
P# 92, JNDA# 11-71, N# 257787
1000 Yen (US Military Currency - B-Note)
(1951)

Standard banknote
155 × 66 mm
P# 76, JNDA# 14-8, N# 203404
Available for swap 50 Yen
(1951-1958)

Standard banknote: B
144 × 68 mm
P# 88, JNDA# 11-73, N# 210317
Available for swap 500 Yen
(1951-1971)

Standard banknote: B
156 × 76 mm
P# 91, JNDA# 11-72, N# 210322
Available for swap 100 Yen
(1953-1974)

Standard banknote: B
148 × 76 mm
P# 90, JNDA# 11-74, N# 202546
5000 Yen
(1957-1986)

Standard banknote: C
169 × 80 mm
P# 93, JNDA# 11-76, TBB# 357, N# 220565
Available for swap 10 000 Yen
(1958-1986)

Standard banknote: C
174 × 84 mm
P# 94, JNDA# 11-75, TBB# 358, N# 218536
Available for swap 1000 Yen
(1963-1984)

Standard banknote: C
164 × 76 mm
P# 96, JNDA# 11-77, N# 208254
Available for swap 500 Yen
(1969-1994)

Standard banknote: C
159 × 72 mm
P# 95, JNDA# 11-78, N# 201827
Available for swap 1000 Yen (black, blue serial)
(1984-1993)

Standard banknote: D
150 × 76 mm
P# 97, JNDA# 11-81, N# 208263
5000 Yen (black serial)
(1984-1993)

Standard banknote: D
155 × 76 mm
P# 98, JNDA# 11-80, TBB# 362, N# 209479
10 000 Yen (black serial)
(1984-1993)

Standard banknote: D
160 × 76 mm
P# 99, JNDA# 11-79, TBB# 363, N# 206940
Available for swap 1000 Yen (brown, green serial)
(1993-2003)

Standard banknote: D
150 × 76 mm
P# 100, JNDA# 11-81, N# 236616
5000 Yen (brown serial)
(1993-2003)

Standard banknote: D
155 × 76 mm
P# 101, JNDA# 11-80, N# 224280
10 000 Yen (brown serial)
(1993-2004)

Standard banknote: D
160 × 76 mm
P# 102, JNDA# 11-79, N# 224644
Available for swap 2000 Yen
(2000)

Standard banknote: D
154 × 76 mm
P# 103, JNDA# 11-82, TBB# 364, N# 203032
Available for swap 1000 Yen
(2004-2020)

Standard banknote: E
150 × 76 mm
P# 104, JNDA# 11-85, TBB# 365, N# 202070
Available for swap 5000 Yen
(2004-2020)

Standard banknote: E
156 × 76 mm
P# 105, JNDA# 11-84, TBB# 366, N# 203002
Available for swap 10 000 Yen
(2004-2020)

Standard banknote: E
160 × 76 mm
P# 106, JNDA# 11-83, TBB# 367, N# 202921

The Numista referee for banknotes of this issuer is Idolenz.

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