WW2 Notes, Japanese; Japanese Mint; c/1940s; R01811

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Name/Title

WW2 Notes, Japanese

About this object

1811/1 - Note - Item is a World War II Japanese Occupation banknote to be used in Malaya. It is printed in brown on white paper and the front of the note has the value, an inscription and a jungle scene showing a hut on water with a backdrop of palm trees, the whole surrounded by a fancy border. The back of the note shows the value and a central scene of a man with two 92) water buffaloes standing in a stream with high banks. The whole is surrounded by fancy engravings.
1811/2 - Note - Item is a World War II Japanese occupation banknote to be used in Malaya. It is printed in blue/green on white paper. The front shows the value and images of various tropical fruits the whole surrounded by a fancy border. The back shows the value and a central scene showing a steam ship on a calm sea with palms in the foreground. The whole is surrounded by fancy engraving.
1811/3 - Note - Item is a World War II Japanese occupation banknote used in Malaya. It is printed in reddish brown and the front shows the value and images of a coconut palm and an unidentified tree bearing fruit. The whole is surrounded by fancy engraving. The back of the note shows the value and has large fancy engravings.
1811/4 - Note - Item is a World War II Japanese occupation banknote used in Malaya. It is printed in green on white paper and the front shows the value, an inscription and fancy engraving. The back has the value and fancy engraving.


Maker

Japanese Mint

Maker Role

issuer

Date Made

c/1940s

Place Made

Japan

Medium and Materials

Indeterminate (Paper)
Ink (Art Work Surfaces)

Inscription and Marks

1811/1 - Printed on front > '100 (5 times) THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS'
<Printed on front > 'MT (twice)'
<Printed on back > '100 (7 times)'
1811/2 - Printed on front > '10 (5 times) THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND TEN DOLLARS'
<Printed on front > 'MP (twice)'
<Printed on back > '10 (7 times)'
1811/3 - <Printed on front > '5 (4 times) MK (twice) THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT PROMISES TO PAY ON DEMAND FIVE DOLLARS'
<Printed on back > '5 (3 times)'
1811/4 - Printed on front > '10 (4 times) M (over) AZ (twice) THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT TEN CENTS'
<Printed on back > '10 (5 times)'

Measurements

1811/1 - 170 x 80 x 1 mm
1811/2 - 160 x 80 x 1 mm
1811/3 - 150 x 75 x 1 mm
1811/4 - 105 x 50 x 1 mm

Credit Line

Donated by Mr. N. Dean

Object number

R01811

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