5 Sen

Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1948-1952
Value 5 Sen (0.05 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Paper
Size 94 × 48 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1953
References P# 83,
  • 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# 11-70
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

Plum blossoms at right.
Black on yellow.

Lettering:
5           5
 11013
日本銀行 日本銀行券
 (seal) 五 錢
       11013
5  印刷局幣造   5

Translation:
Bank of Japan Bank of Japan note
Printing Bureau

Reverse

Light brown.
Value

Lettering:
NIPPON GINKO
5 5 SEN
5 SEN

Translation: Bank of Japan

Comments

Start of issue: 25 May Shōwa 23 (1948)
Printer: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. Itabashi branch, Tokyo

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