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Historical Japanese banknotes
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1000: Historical Japanese banknotes

A collection of banknotes spanning nearly a century... here is a translation guide to the key on the back of the box:

KeyValueType of banknoteDate
110 yenMilitary note1940
210 senBank of Japan1947
31000 yenBank of Japan2004
410 yenBank of Japan1943
55 senBank of Japan1944
65 yenMilitary note1940
71 yenBank of Japan1946
810 yenBank of Japan1943
95 senMilitary note1939
1050 yenBank of Japan1951
111000 yenBank of Japan1950
1250 senGovernment small denomination note1938
13100 yenBank of Japan1953
1410 yenBank of Japan1946
15100 yenBank of Japan1946
1610000 yenBank of Japan2004
17500 yenBank of Japan1969
18500 yenBank of Japan1951
191000 yenBank of Japan1963
2010000 yenBank of Japan1958
215 senBank of Japan1948
2210 yenMilitary note1940
2350 senGovernment note1945
241 yenBank of Japan1943
2510 senBank of Japan1944
265000 yenBank of Japan2004
271 yenConvertible note1916
281 yenMilitary note1940
2910 yenBank of Japan1946
3050 senGovernment note1948
315 yenBank of Japan1930
325000 yenBank of Japan1957
33100 yenBank of Japan1945/1946
342000 yenBank of Japan2000
A1000 yuanRepublic of China central bank1945
B10 rupeesMilitary note, Oceania1942
C10 yuanRepublic of China central bank1936
D10 pesosMilitary note, Philippines1942
E5 yuanRepublic of China banknote1935
F100 yenBank of Japan1946
G20 yuanRepublic of China central bank1930
H50 senGovernment small denomination note1938

Notes: The sen is no longer used, but is equal to 1/100 of a yen. The Chinese yuan is basically the same currency name. Banknotes keyed with letters are in the background, and only partially visible.


Wikipedia has an article on the Japanese yen and there is more relevant information in the article on the Chinese yuan.

* This puzzle is numbered on the back so it is possible to work out where a piece goes.

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An Appleone puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: A10473 (1000-473 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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