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1 Dollar "Banana Money" Japanese Government

1 Dollar "Banana Money" (Japanese Government) -  obverse1 Dollar "Banana Money" (Japanese Government) -  reverse

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Features

Country Malaya
(Malaysia)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1942-1945
Value 1 Dollar (1)
Currency Dollar (1939-1953)
Size 140 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# M5
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Breadfruit tree at left, coconut palm at right.

Translation:
THE JAPANESE
GOVERNMENT
PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND
ONE DOLLAR
府政國帝本日大

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942-1945)  1.7% P#M5a Without Watermark; Block Letters MA With Serial #
ND (1942-1945)  7% P#M5b With Watermark; Block Letters MB-MH, MJ-MN, MR
ND (1942-1945)  3.50 95% P#M5c With Watermark; Block Letters MI, MO, MS
ND (1942-1945)  0% P#M5s Specimen Red Overprint

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