5 Cents Japanese Government


Country Myanmar
Period Japanese occupation (1942-1944)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 5 Cents (0.05)
Currency Rupee (1937-1943)
Composition Paper
Size 100 × 48 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 214759
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References P# 10,
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.
JNDA# 13-99
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2020. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan.


Violet on light green underprint.
Text in decorative frame.

5       The        5
5 臣臧  府政國帝本日大  5

Minister of Finance
Imperial Government of Japan


Violet print. Large font value in guilloche.

5  5
5  5


10a : BA - BV
10b : B/AB - B/BX
First letter B for Burma

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942)  1.65 75% P#10a - block letters
ND (1942)  28% P#10b - fractional block letters
ND (1942)  1.8% P#10s - specimen; 見本 overprint

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