½ Shilling

Features

Country Japanese occupation of Oceania
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value ½ Shilling (1/40)
Currency Pound (1942-1945)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 1
  • 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

Beach with palm trees

Lettering:
THE
JAPANESE GOVERNMENT

½ SHILLING

Reverse

Denomination

Lettering: ½

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942)  15% Block letters: 42mm apart
ND (1942)  0% Block letters: OA, OB 50-53mm apart
ND (1942)  91% Block letters: OC 50-53mm apart

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