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Japan 5 Yen (1942)

Item Code: JP-43

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). Reverse: Sun symbol. Watermark: Flowery ornamental design. Colours: Black, green
and brown. 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 Withdrawn: Unknown.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 Government (Naikaku insatsukyoku seizou).

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Dimensions: 132 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.

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