5 Cents Japanese Government


Country Malaya (Malaysia)
Period Japanese occupation (1941-1945)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 5 Cents (0.05)
Currency Dollar (1939-1953)
Composition Paper
Size 100 × 48 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 208701
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References P# M2
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.


The Japanese Government
Five Cents




Issued with 2 block letters (photo at top of page) or fractional block letters on obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942)  25% P# M2b, Fractional block letters
ND (1942)  0% P# M2s, as M2a, specimen with red overprint Mi-hon, Specimen on reverse
1942  1.62 81% P# M2a, 2 block letters

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