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1 Yen Japan Military Currency

1 Yen (Japan Military Currency) -  obverse1 Yen (Japan Military Currency) -  reverse

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Features

Country Provisional Government of the Republic of China
(China - Japanese puppet states)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1938
Value 1 Yen (1 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Paper
Size 145 × 85 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# M23
  • 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

Light brown.
Takenouchi no Sukune at right.
Overprint: 4 Chinese characters across center.

Lettering:
大日本帝國政府
壹圓
武內大臣
軍用手票

Translation:
Empire of Japan
1 Yen
Takenouchi no Sukune
Military note

Reverse

Lettering:
ONE YEN
軍用手票
此票一到即換正面所開日本通貨。如有偽造、變造、仿造、或知情行使者均應重罰不貸。

Translation:
Military currency.
This note is exchangeable to Japanese currency upon presentation. Severe punishment will be applied to anyone who counterfeits notes or knowingly uses such notes.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1938)  100% P#M23a; Issue note.
ND (1938)  11% P#M23b; With handstamp: Type II.
ND (1938)  0% P#M23s; Specimen.

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