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Japan 5 Yen (1930)

Item Code: JP-39

Obverse: Imperial Seal of Japan (kikukamon) - a stylised chrysanthemum blossom. Main prayer hall (haiden) of the Kitano
Tenman-gu Shinto shrine (built in 947) in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. The shrine was dedicated to Michizane. Sugawara no Michizane
(845 - 903). Stylized Japanese plum blossoms (Ume) and Sumire, Fuji Dawn (Viola mandshurica) violet plants (in green).
Reverse: Denomination '5" within stylised Ume blossom rosette. Sun symbol. Watermark: None. Colours: Black, green,
orange, yellow, brown and olive. Signatures: Imperial Treasury red signature seals. Artist: Edoardo Chiossone (1833 - 1898)
(designed it in 1888). Issuer: Bank of Japan (Nippon Ginko). Date of first issue: 1930. Withdrawn: Unknown. Material: Cotton
paper. Printer: Printing Bureau of the Japanese Imperial Government (Dainihonteikoku seifunaikaku insatsukyoku seizou).

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Dimensions: 131 x 75 mm

Texts: Nippon Ginko Da Kan Ken. This banknote can be exchanged to five yen gold coin. Kono ken hikikae ni kinka go en
aiwatari ka moushi sourou. Five Yen.

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