1 Shilling


Issuer Japanese occupation of Oceania
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 1 Shilling = 1⁄20 Pound
Currency Pound (1942-1945)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 204372
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References P# 2
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.


Breadfruit tree at left, palm trees along beach at right. Block letters OA-OC in red.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942)  1.1% P# 2s1; Specimen with red overprint Mi-hon. Specimen on reverse.
ND (1942)  0% P# 2s2; Specimen with large red overprint Mi-hon.
ND (1942)  97% P# 2a

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