½ Shilling


Issuer Japanese occupation of Oceania
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value ½ Shilling (1⁄40)
Currency Pound (1942-1945)
Composition Paper
Size 120 × 59.2 mm
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, United States.
And 2 more volumes.


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Lettering: ½

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942)  13% Block letters: 42mm apart
ND (1942)  0% Block letters: OA, OB 50-53mm apart
ND (1942)  $ 0.55 $ 2.80 $ 4.00 $ 4.00 $ 4.00 86% Block letters: OC 50-53mm apart

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