5 Yen

5  Yen -  obverse5  Yen -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1943-1944
Value 5 Yen (5.00 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Paper
Size 77 × 133 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 50
  • 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

Portrait of Sugawara no Michizane at left. Imperial Seal of Japan at middle. Main prayer hall of the Kitano Tenman-gu Shinto shrine in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto.

Lettering:
5 5
券行銀本日
五圓
日本銀行
5 5

Translation:
5 5
Bank of Japan
Five Yen
Bank of Japan
5 5

Engraver: Edoardo Chiossone

Reverse

Denomination in decorative boarder.

Lettering: 5 券行銀本日 5

Translation: 5 Bank of Japan 5

Engraver: Edoardo Chiossone

Comments

The Kitano Tenman-gu Shinto shrine was built in 947. The shrine was dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1943-1944) 

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