5 Dollars "Banana Money" Japanese Government

5 Dollars "Banana Money" (Japanese Government) -  obverse5 Dollars "Banana Money" (Japanese Government) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Malaya (Malaysia)
Period Japanese occupation (1941-1945)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1942-1945
Value 5 Dollars (5)
Currency Dollar (1939-1953)
Size 146 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 204452
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References P# M6
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Coconut palm at left, paw-paw tree at right.

Lettering:
THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT
PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND
FIVE
DOLLARS

府政國帝本日大

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942-1945)  7% P#M6a Block Letters MA With Serial #
ND (1942-1945)  2% P#M6b Block Letters MB-MJ, MO, MP
ND (1942-1945)  $ 0.70 91% P#M6c Block Letters MK, MR
ND (1942-1945)  1.1% P#M6d Woven Paper
ND (1942-1945)  0% P#M6s Specimen Red Overprint

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