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#52a5 Sen ND(1944) Black on yellow. Horseman at left.
#52s1 5 Sen Specimen overprint: Mi-hon.
#52s2 5 Sen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#835 Sen ND(1948) Black on yellow. Plum blossoms at right.
#1 10 Sen ND(1872) Face: Black on pink. Back: Green.
#46a 10 Sen 1917-21 Taisho yr. 6.
#46b 10 Sen 1917-21 Taisho yrs. 7; 8.
#46c 10 Sen 1917-21 Taisho yrs. 9; 10.
#53a10 Sen ND(1944) Black on purple. Monument at left. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#53s1 10 Sen Specimen overprint: Mi-hon.
#53s2 10 Sen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#6310 Sen ND(1945) Black on light blue. B in underprint.
#62 10 Sen ND(1946) Black on light blue. A in underprint.
#8410 Sen ND(1947) Black on blue. Doves at right.
#2 20 Sen ND(1872) Face: Black on brown. Back: Blue.
#15 20 Sen 1881 (1872) Brown seal at right.
#47a 20 Sen 1917-19 Taisho yr. 6.
#47b 20 Sen 1917-19 Taisho yrs. 7; 8.
#3 1/2 Yen ND(1872) Face: Black on green. Back: Brown.
#16 50 Sen 1881 (1872) Brown seal at right.
#48a 50 Sen 1917-22 Taisho yr. 6.
#48b 50 Sen 1917-22 Taisho yrs. 7; 8.
#48c 50 Sen 1917-22 Taisho yrs. 9; 10; 11.
#58a50 Sen 1938 Showa yr. 13 at left.
#58s 50 Sen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#59a50 Sen 1942-44 Showa yr. 17.
#59b50 Sen 1942-44 Showa yr. 18. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#59c50 Sen 1942-44 Showa yr. 19.
#59s1 50 Sen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#59s2 50 Sen Stamped: SPECIMEN.
#60a50 Sen 1945 Showa yr. 20.
#60s1 50 Sen Specimen overprint: Mi-hon.
#60s2 50 Sen Overprint: SPECIMEN.
#61a 50 Sen 1948 Gray paper.
#61b50 Sen 1948 White paper. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#6550 Sen ND(1945) Black on light blue. B in underprint. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#6450 Sen ND(1946) Black on light blue. A in underprint.
#4 1 Yen ND(1872) Face: Black on brown. Back: Blue.
#10 1 Yen ND(1873) Prow of ship at left.
#20 1 Yen ND(1877) Two sailors at right.
#171 Yen 1878 (1881) Empress Jingu at right.
#22 1 Yen ND(1885) Man seated on sacks at right.
#26 1 Yen ND(1889) Portrait 1 at right.
#30a 1 Yen ND(1889) Block # below 200. Portrait 1 at right.
#30b 1 Yen ND(1889) Block # 200-299.
#30c1 Yen ND(1889) Block # 300 and higher. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#30s 1 Yen As c. Specimen overprint: Mi-hon.
#49a1 Yen ND(1943) Black on light blue. Portrait 1 at center.
#49s1 1 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#49s2 1 Yen Overprint: SPECIMEN on face and back.
#49s3 1 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#49s4 1 Yen Stamped SPECIMEN.
#54a1 Yen ND(1943) Block# 35-47. Portrait 1 at center.
#54b 1 Yen ND(1944) Block# 48-49.
#54s1 1 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#54s2 1 Yen Overprint: SPECIMEN.
#67a1 Yen ND(1945) Underprint B. Prefix-suffix: A-A. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#67b 1 Yen ND(1955) Prefix-suffix: B-B.
#67c 1 Yen ND(1956) Prefix-suffix: C-C.
#67d 1 Yen ND(1957) Prefix-suffix: D D.
#661 Yen ND(1946) Black on light blue.
#85a1 Yen ND(1946) Black on light brown. Portrait at right. Image provided by Vic Krysko
#85s 1 Yen OverprintMi-hon. SPECIMEN on back.
#5 2 Yen ND(1872) Face: Black on blue. Back: Brown.
#11 2 Yen ND(1873) Warrior at left and right.
#6 5 Yen ND(1872) Face: Black on brown. Back: Blue.
#12 5 Yen ND(1873) Field work at left and right.
#21 5 Yen ND(1878) Three blacksmiths at right.
#18 5 Yen 1880 (1882) Empress Jingu at right.
#23 5 Yen ND(1885) Man seated on sacks at right.
#27 5 Yen ND(1888) Black on green. Portrait 2 at right.
#31a 5 Yen 1899-1910 Japanese block char. Portrait 1 at center.
#31b 5 Yen 1899-1910 Western block#.
#34 5 Yen ND(1910) Green on violet. Portrait 2 at right.
#35 5 Yen ND(1916) Black on green. Portrait 1 at right.
#39a5 Yen ND(1930) . Black on green and orange. Portrait 2 at right.
#39s1 5 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#39s2 5 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#43a5 Yen ND(1942) . Similar to #39 but w/out guilloche at center. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#43s1 5 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#43s2 5 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#43s3 5 Yen Specimen stamped: SPECIMEN.
#50a5 Yen ND(1943) Black on green and purple. Portrait 2 at right.
#50s 5 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#55a5 Yen ND(1944) Similar to #50 but red block# only.
#55s1 5 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#55s2 5 Yen Specimen overprint: Mi-hon.
#69a5 Yen ND(1945) Underprint B. Prefix-suffix: A-A.
#69b 5 Yen ND(1945) Prefix-suffix: B-B.
#68 5 Yen ND(1946) Black on light blue. Underprint A.
#86a5 Yen ND(1946) Dark brown on green w/out vignette.
#86s 5 Yen OverprintMi-hon. SPECIMEN on back.
#7 10 Yen ND(1872) Face: Black on blue. Back: Lilac.
#1310 Yen ND(1873) Musicians at left and right.
#14 10 Yen ND(1873) Dragon at left.
#19 10 Yen 1881 (1883) Empress Jingu at right.
#24 10 Yen ND(1885) Man seated on sacks at right.
#28 10 Yen ND(1890) Gray. Portrait 3 at right.
#32a 10 Yen 1899-1913 Japanese block char. Portrait 3 at right.
#32b 10 Yen 1899-1910 Western block#.
#3610 Yen ND(1915) Portrait 5 at left.
#40a10 Yen ND(1930) Black on green and brown. Portrait 3 at right.
#40s1 10 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#40s2 10 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#40z10 Yen With extra Japanese text on back.
#51a 10 Yen ND(1943) Black on brown and blue. Portrait 3 at right.
#51b10 Yen ND(1944) As a. but new watermark.
#51s1 10 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#51s2 10 Yen Stamped: SPECIMEN.
#56a 10 Yen ND(1944) As #51 but red block# only.
#56b10 Yen ND(1945) As a. Watermark: Circles.
#56c 10 Yen ND(1945) As a. Watermark: Outline of Kiri leaf.
#56s1 10 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#56s2 10 Yen Specimen overprint: Mi-hon.
#7110 Yen ND(1945) Black on light blue. Underprint B.
#77a10 Yen ND(1945) Black on gray and green. Portrait 3 at center.
#77b 10 Yen ND(1945) Black on lilac.
#77s1 10 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#77s2 10 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#78 10 Yen ND(1945) Black, green and lilac. Portrait 3 at right.
#70 10 Yen ND(1946) Black on light blue. Underprint A.
#79a 10 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #40.
#79b 10 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #51.
#79c 10 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #56.
#79d 10 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #77.
#87a10 Yen ND(1946) Black on gray-blue. Diet building at left.
#87s1 10 Yen Stamped: SPECIMEN.
#87s2 10 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#37 20 Yen ND(1917) Portrait 2 at right.
#41a20 Yen ND(1931) Portrait 4 at right.
#41s1 20 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#41s2 20 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#41s3 20 Yen Stamped: SPECIMEN.
#7320 Yen ND(1945) Black on light blue. Underprint B.
#72 20 Yen ND(1946) Black on light blue. Underprint A.
#8 50 Yen ND(1872) Face: Black on lilac. Back: Blue.
#37A 50 Yen ND(1927) Guilloche at left and right of center.
#8850 Yen ND(1951) Blue on orange and olive. Portrait at right.
#9 100 Yen ND(1872) Face: Black on blue. Back: Red.
#25 100 Yen ND(1885) Man seated on sacks at right.
#29 100 Yen ND(1891) Portrait 4 at right.
#33a 100 Yen 1900-13 Japanese block char. Portrait 4 at right.
#33b 100 Yen 1900-13 Western block#.
#42a 100 Yen ND(1930) Black on blue and brown. Portrait 6 at right.
#42s 100 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#57a100 Yen ND(1944) Black on brown leaves. Portrait 6 at right. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#57b 100 Yen ND(1944) As a. but watermark: Kiri leaves.
#57s1 100 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#57s2 100 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#75100 Yen ND(1945) Black on light blue. Underprint B.
#78Aa 100 Yen ND(1945) Black on green. Portrait 6 at center.
#78Ab 100 Yen ND(1945) Similar to a. but watermark: Kiri leaves.
#78As1 100 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#78As2 100 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#74 100 Yen ND(1946) Black on light blue. Underprint A.
#80a 100 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #42.
#80b 100 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #57.
#80c 100 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #78A.
#89a100 Yen ND(1946) Black on lilac. Portrait 6 at right.
#89b 100 Yen ND(1946) As a. but watermark: Arabesque - phoenix.
#89s1 100 Yen Overprint: SPECIMEN.
#89s2 100 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#90a100 Yen ND(1953) Brown-violet on green. Portrait at right. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#90b100 Yen ND(1953) As a. but two letter serial# prefix. Image provided by Vic Krysko
#90c100 Yen ND(1953) As b. but white paper. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#90s 100 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#37B 200 Yen ND(1927) Guilloche at center. Uniface.
#38 200 Yen ND(1927) Black on green. Portrait 1 at right.
#43Aa 200 Yen ND(1945) Black on pale blue. Portrait 1 at right.
#43As1 200 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#43As2 200 Yen Stamped: Mi-hon. Specimen on back.
#43As3 200 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#44a200 Yen ND(1945) Black on gray and green. Portrait 4 at right.
#44s1 200 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#44s2 200 Yen Stamped: Mi-hon. SPECIMEN on back.
#44s3 200 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#44s4 200 Yen SPECIMEN on face and back.
#81a 200 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #43A.
#81b 200 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #44.
#78B 500 Yen ND(1945) Black on orange. Portrait 1 at center.
#91a500 Yen ND(1951) Blue on multicolor. Portrait at right.
#91b 500 Yen ND(1951) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#91c 500 Yen ND(1951) As . but white paper.
#91s 500 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#95a 500 Yen ND(1969) Blue on multicolor. Portrait at right.
#95b500 Yen ND(1969) As a. but two letter serial# prefix. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#95s 500 Yen As b. Specimen.
#45a1000 Yen ND(1945) Black on multicolor. Portrait 7 at right.
#45s1 1000 Yen Specimen overprint and perforated: Mi-hon.
#45s2 1000 Yen Stamped: Mi-hon. SPECIMEN on back.
#45s3 1000 Yen Specimen stamped: Mi-hon.
#45s4 1000 Yen Stamped: SPECIMEN.
#78C 1000 Yen ND(1945) Black and blue. Portrait 7 at right.
#82 1000 Yen ND(1946) With adhesive stamp on #45.
#89A 1000 Yen ND(1946-51) Black on rose. Portrait 7 at right.
#92a1000 Yen ND(1950) Black on multicolor. Portrait 6 at right.
#92b1000 Yen ND(1950) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#92s 1000 Yen Specimen overprint: Mi-hon.
#76a 1000 Yen ND(1951) Underprint: B. Block letters: A; B; C.
#76b 1000 Yen ND(1951) Block letters: D; E.
#96a 1000 Yen ND(1963) Dark green and brown. Portrait at right.
#96b 1000 Yen ND(1963) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#96c 1000 Yen ND(1963) As a. but with blue serial#.
#96d1000 Yen ND(1963) As c. but two letter serial# prefix. Image provided by Vic Krysko
#96s 1000 Yen As b. Specimen.
#97a 1000 Yen ND(1984-93) Blue on multicolor. Portrait at right.
#97b1000 Yen ND(1984-93) As a. but two letter serial# prefix. Image provided by Banknoteheaven.com
#97c 1000 Yen ND(1984-93) As a. but with blue serial#.
#97d1000 Yen ND(1984-93) As c. but two letter serial# prefix. Image provided by Jason Noronha
#97s 1000 Yen As b. Specimen perforated: Mi-hon.
#100a 1000 Yen ND(1993) Similar to #97a but brown serial#.
#100b1000 Yen ND(1993) As a. but two letter serial# prefix. Image provided by Vic Krysko
#100c 1000 Yen ND(2000) As a. but green serial#.
#100d 1000 Yen ND(2000) As c. but two letter serial# prefix.
#100e 1000 Yen ND(2001) As d. but new printer characters.
#100f1000 Yen ND(2003) As d. but new printer characters. Image provided by Vic Krysko
#104a 1000 Yen ND(2004) Similar to #100a but enhanced security.
#104b1000 Yen ND(2004) As a. but two letter serial# prefix. Image provided by Vic Krysko
#103a2000 Yen ND(2000) Green and brown. Gate at right.
#103b 2000 Yen ND(2000) As c. but two letter serial# prefix.
#93a 5000 Yen ND(1957) Dark green on multicolor. Portrait 6 at center.
#93b5000 Yen ND(1957) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#98a 5000 Yen ND(1984-93) Purple on multicolor. Portrait at right.
#98b5000 Yen ND(1984-93) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#98s 5000 Yen As b. Specimen perforated: Mi-hon.
#101a 5000 Yen ND(1993) Similar to #98a but brown serial#.
#101b5000 Yen ND(1993) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#101c 5000 Yen ND(2001) As b. but new printer characters.
#101d 5000 Yen ND(2003) As c. but new printer characters.
#105a5000 Yen ND(2004) Similar to #101a but enhanced security.
#105b5000 Yen ND(2004) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#94a 10,000 Yen ND(1958) Brown and green. Portrait 6 at right.
#94b10,000 Yen ND(1958) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#99a 10,000 Yen ND(1984-93) Brown on multicolor. Portrait at right.
#99b 10,000 Yen ND(1984-93) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#99s 10,000 Yen As b. Specimen perforated: Mi-hon.
#102a 10,000 Yen ND(1993) Similar to #99a but brown serial#.
#102b10,000 Yen ND(1993) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.
#102c 10,000 Yen ND(2001) As b. but new printer characters.
#102d 10,000 Yen ND(2003) As c. but new printer characters.
#106a10,000 Yen ND(2004) Similar to #102a but enhanced security.
#106b10,000 Yen ND(2004) As a. but two letter serial# prefix.

Japanese Military Currency

1895 Sino-Japanese War
#MA1 2 Mace 5 Candereens 1895 Meiji yr. 28.
#MA2 5 Mace 1895 Meiji yr. 28.
#MA3 1 Tael 1895 Meiji yr. 28.
#MA4 5 Taels 1895 Meiji yr. 28.
#MA5 10 Taels 1895 Meiji yr. 28.
1904 Russo-Japanese War
#M1a 10 Sen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. With serial# on back.
#M1b 10 Sen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. W/out serial# on back.
#M2a 20 Sen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. With serial# on back.
#M2b 20 Sen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. W/out serial# on back.
#M3a 50 Sen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. With serial# on back.
#M3b 50 Sen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. W/out serial# on back.
#M4a 1 Yen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. With serial# on back.
#M4b 1 Yen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. W/out serial# on back.
#M5a 5 Yen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. With serial# on back.
#M5b 5 Yen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. W/out serial# on back.
#M6a 10 Yen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. With serial# on back.
#M6b 10 Yen 1904 Meiji yr. 37. W/out serial# on back.
1914 Occupation of Tsingtao
#M7a 10 Sen 1914 Like #M1 but overprint: 10 SEN IN SILVER.
#M7b 10 Sen 1914 As a. but overprint in small letters.
#M8 20 Sen 1914 Like #M2 but overprint: 10 SEN IN SILVER.
#M9a 50 Sen 1914 Like #M3 but overprint: 10 SEN IN SILVER.
#M9b 50 Sen 1914 As a. but overprint in small letters.
#M10 1 Yen 1914 Taisho yr.3.
#M11 5 Yen 1914 Taisho yr.3.
#M12 10 Yen 1914 Taisho yr.3.
1918 Occupation of Siberia
#M13 10 Sen 1918 Taisho yr. 7.
#M14 20 Sen 1918 Taisho yr. 7.
#M1550 Sen 1918 Taisho yr. 7.
#M16 1 Yen 1918 Taisho yr. 7.
#M17 5 Yen 1918 Taisho yr. 7.
#M18 10 Yen 1918 Taisho yr. 7.
1940's ND Occupation of Russian Territory
#M19 10 Kopeks ND Russian text and block#.
#M20 50 Kopeks ND Russian text and block#.
#M21 1 Ruble ND Russian text and block#.
#M22 5 Rubles ND Russian text and block#.
#M23 1 Cheronetz ND Russian text and block#.
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