5 Cents Military Payment Certificate

5 Cents (Military Payment Certificate) -  obverse5 Cents (Military Payment Certificate) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Local banknote
Year 1954
Value 5 Cents (0.05 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Size 110 × 54 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 27 May 1958
Number N# 205631
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# M29
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.

Series: MPC Series 521

Obverse

A Helmeted figure at left

Lettering:
MILITARY PAYMENT CERTIFICATE
FIVE
CENTS
SERIES 521
FOR USE ONLY IN UNITED STATES MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS - BY UNITED STATES AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE RULES AND REGULATIONS

Reverse

Bust of a woman at the center

Lettering:
MILITARY PAYMENT CERTIFICATE
FIVE FIVE
CENTS CENTS
SERIES 521
FOR USE ONLY IN UNITED STATES MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS - BY UNITED STATES AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE RULES AND REGULATIONS

Comments

Issued May 25th, 1954. Used in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Morocco, Philippines, Scotland, and Yugoslavia.

Replacement notes can be differentiated from regular notes by the lack of the "E" suffix. These are highly sought after by collectors.

First Issued: May 25, 1954
Redeemed: May 27, 1958

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1954  27 216 000 $ 2.57 99%
1954  0% Replacement Note - See comments

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents (Military Payment Certificate)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents (Military Payment Certificate)
Katz
Auction 62
Lot 1920
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 Undetermined VF USD 12.19
(EUR 12.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents (Military Payment Certificate)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents (Military Payment Certificate)
Katz
Auction 62
Lot 1919
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 Undetermined USD 5.08
(EUR 5.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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