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China 5 Yen (1938) (circulated) VG-F

China 5 Yen (1938) (circulated) VG-F
Product Code
CN-M25a
Price:
10.00 ($ 11.80)
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5 Yen (1938) (Front: Imperial Seal of Japan (kikukamon) - a stylised chrysanthemum blossom seal also symbolizing the Land of the Rising Sun. 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). Back: Denomination '5" within stylised Ume blossom rosette. Sun symbol. Watermark: Illegible. Security features: N/a. Predominant colours: Black, green, orange, yellow, brown and olive. Artist: Edoardo Chiossone (1833 - 1898) (designed it in 1888). Signatures: N/a. Security thread: None. Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Japanese Imperial Government (Bank of Japan (Nippon Ginko). Date of Issue: (1938). Withdrawn: Yes. Legal tender: No. Total issue: N/a. Material: Paper. Printer: Japanese Military) (circulated) VG-F

Dimensions: 131 x 75 mm

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Catalogue Number: P-M25a

Grade/condition: Very Good to Fine (VG-F) (used, circulated)