5 Yen Japanese Military Occupation

5 Yen (Japanese Military Occupation) -  obverse5 Yen (Japanese Military Occupation) -  reverse

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Issuer Provisional Government of the Republic of China (Japanese puppet states in China)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1940
Value 5 Yen
Currency Yen (1937-1945)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 216477
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# M17
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.


Black on blue and yellow underprint.
Onagadori cock at left and right.


Empire of Japan
5 Yen
Made by the Printing Bureau of the Empire of Japan





Translation: 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 (1940)  $ 4.16 $ 4.16 99% P#M17a
ND (1940)  0% P#M17r; Remainder, without serial #. block # or seal.
ND (1940)  0% P#M17s; Specimen, with overprint: 見本

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Yen (Japanese Military Occupation)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Yen (Japanese Military Occupation)
Auction 62
Lot 1032
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 12.04
(EUR 12.00)
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