5 Yen

5 Yen -  obverse5 Yen -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1946
Value 5 Yen
5 JPY = 0.048 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Paper
Size 132 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 86
  • 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

Dark brown on green underprint without vignette.
Value in guilloche.

Lettering:
5YEN 券行銀本日
 1726  五  日
     圓  本     
        銀
        行
五 (seals)  1726 5

Translation:
Bank of Japan note
Five yen
Bank of Japan

Reverse

Blue.
Value in guilloche. with decorative ornaments.

Lettering:
5 YEN  券行銀本日五
5   圓 五   5

Translation:
Bank of Japan note
Five yen

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1946)  100% P#86a
ND (1946)  0% P#86s - specimen with overprint Mi-hon, SPECIMEN on back

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