5 Yen red block number

5 Yen (red block number) -  obverse5 Yen (red block number) -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1944
Value 5 Yen
5.00 JPY = 0.048 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Paper
Size 132 × 76 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 55,
  • 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.
JNDA# 11-56
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2017. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan. ISBN 9784930810212.

Obverse

Black on light green and purple underprint.
Kitano shrine at lleft and portrait of Sugawara Michizane.

Lettering:
券行銀本日
五圓
日本銀行

Translation:
Bank of Japan note
Five Yen
Bank of Japan

Reverse

Green on light brown.
Value in decorative guilloche.

Lettering:
券行銀本日
圓五

Translation:
Bank of Japan
Five yen

Comments

Date of issue : 15th Dec. 1944
End of issue : 2nd Feb. 1946

Block numbers: 95-98

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1944)  P#55a
ND (1944)  P#55s1 - specimen; 見本 overprint & perforated
ND (1944)  P#55s2 - specimen; small stamps 見本; regular block #

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