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Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1930
Value 10 Yen (10 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Paper
Size 142 × 81 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 03-02-1946
References P# 40,
  • 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.
JNDA# 11-46
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2017. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan. ISBN 9784930810212.


Portrait of Wake no Kiyomaro at right.

10 849081    {722} 10
  日 拾 相此
10 本 圓 渡券
  銀   可引
  行   申換
10 {722}    849081 10

Bank of Japan convertible note
Bank of Japan
Ten yen
This bill can be exchanged for ten yen in gold
Imperial Government of Japan Cabinet Printing Bureau


Goou Jinja Shinto Shrine

10       10
 拾     拾
   10 YEN
10       10

Bank of Japan convertible note
10 yen


Wake no Kiyomaro is also the diety of the shirne depicted on the back.
Color: green and brown
Start of issue: 21st May Shōwa 5 (1930)
Block numbers : 1-1179

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1930)  4.42 99% P#40a
ND (1930)  0% P#40s1 - specimen with overprint and perforated 見本
ND (1930)  0% P#40s2 - specimen with small vermillion 見本 stamps, regular serial #
ND (1930)  1.3% P#40z - face as a; propaganda note with Japanese text on back

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