1 Yen

1 Yen -  obverse1 Yen -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1946
Value 1 Yen
1 JPY = 0.0096 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Paper
Size 124 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 85
  • 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

Black on light brown underprint.
Rooster in a heap of maiz and wheat at lower center, portrait Ninomiya Sontoku at right.

Lettering:
1|YEN          壹
     券行銀本日
  日     圓壹
  本     
  銀
  行
1 (seals)   1    圓壹

Translation:
1
Bank of Japan note
One yen
Bank of Japan
One yen

Reverse

Blue. Lettering in guilloche with decorative ornaments.

Lettering:
  券行銀本日
1     圓壹    1
   1YEN

Translation:
Bank of Japan
One yen

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ND (1946)  3.37 100% P#85a
ND (1946)  0% P#85s - specimen with 見本 overprint, SPECIMEN on back

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