100 Dollars "Banana Money" Japanese Government

100 Dollars "Banana Money" (Japanese Government) -  obverse100 Dollars "Banana Money" (Japanese Government) -  reverse

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Issuer Malaya (Malaysia)
Period Japanese occupation (1941-1945)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1944
Value 100 Dollars (100)
Currency Dollar (1939-1953)
Size 170 × 82 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1945
Number N# 209842
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References P# M8
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.


View of Palm Trees and traditional Malay houses by the river




Man and water buffaloes in a stream

Lettering: 100

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1944)  $ 11 38% M8a: M with vertical upstroke and downstroke. Watermark. paper.
ND (1944)  61% M8b: M with sloping upstroke and downstroke. Paper with silk threads, without watermark.
ND (1944)  10% M8c: Block letters only. Watermark. woven paper.

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