Topic: Japanese Government 5 Pesos Note  (Read 6505 times)
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« on: June 07, 2004, 11:39:01 pm »

I was wondering if these have any value?  They are somewhat limp, so probably F at best.  They look very similar in style to the US $5s and I suspect that they were used in post-war Japan during the American occupation.

Can anyone give me an indication of value and perhaps more information about these notes?

(PS: Also, the same request, but for a smaller, 10 centavos note, also from the Japanese Government).


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« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2004, 12:52:47 am »

As far as I know, these were issued for use in the Phillipine Islands, as occupation currency.
Some are quite valuable, in higher denominations and in crispy condition.
I have sold a couple of eBay a couple of years ago.
I was surprised by the interest in them and the prices paid.


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