5 Sen

Features

Issuer 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 31 December 1953
Number N# 225365
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
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.
And 2 more volumes.
JNDA# 11-70
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2020. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan.

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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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1948-1952)  $ 6.51

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