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  World Paper Money Catalog and History



日本紙幣, 日本紙幣カタログ、日本語お金と通貨の歴史
Japan banknotes
paper money catalog, Japanese money and currency history



Pick # Date
Kingdom
1-9 (1872)
10, 20 Sen, 1/2, 1, 2, 5, 10, 50, 100 yen
10-14 (1873) 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 yen
15-19 1881
10, 50 Sen, 1, 5, 10 yen
20-21 (1877)
1, 5 yen
22-25 (1885)
1, 5, 10, 100 yen
26-29 (1889)
1, 5, 10, 100 yen
30 (1916)
1 yen
31-33 (1899-13) 5, 10, 100 yen
34-37 (1910-17)
5, 5, 10, 20 yen
46-48 1917-22
10, 20, 50 Sen
39-42 (1930)
5, 10, 20, 100 yen
43-45 (1942-45)
5, 200, 200, 1.000 yen
49-51 (1943)
1, 5, 10 yen
52-57 (1944)
5, 10 Sen, 1, 5, 10, 100 yen
58 1938
50 Sen
59-60 1942-45
50, 50 Sen
Allied Military Currency
62-74 (1945)
10, 50 Sen, 1, 5, 10, 20, 100 yen; serie "A" for Korea
63-76 (1946)
10, 50 Sen, 1, 5, 10, 20, 100, 1.000 yen; serie "B" for Japan
Post War issues
77-78A (1945)
10, 100 yen
79-82 (1946)
10, 100, 200, 1.000 yen; provisional issue with stamps
61 1948
50 Sen
83-89 (1946-51)
5, 10 Sen, 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 yen
90-94 (1950-8)
100, 500, 1.000, 5.000, 10.000 yen
95-6 (1963-9)
500, 1.000 yen
97-99 (1984)
1.000, 5.000, 10.000 yen
100-2 (1993)
1.000, 5.000, 10.000 yen
103 (2000)
2.000 yen; commemorative issue "G-8 Economic Summit in Okinawa"
104-6 (2004)
1.000, 5.000, 10.000 yen


Pick # Date
Military Currency
MA1-5 1895 2.50, 5 mace, 1, 5, 10 Teals; Sino-Japanese War
M1-6 1904
10, 20, 50 Sen, 1, 5, 10 yen; Russo-Japanese War
M7-12 1914 10, 20, 50 Sen, 1, 5, 10 yen; Occupation of Tsingtao
M13-18 1918
10, 20, 50 Sen, 1, 5, 10 yen; Occupation of Siberia


JAPANESE GOVERNMENT HAN-SATSU
- Oin-Satsu
s101-48 (1872) 1 rin - 4 Sen 8 rin
- Edo Yokohama Bakafu (Shogunate)
s150-3 (1867) 1, 5, 10, 25 ryo gold
- Edo & Eight Provinces of Kanto
s154-8 (1867) 1, 25, 50, 100, 200 ryo gold
- Kobe, Hyogo Port Development
s159-61 (1867) 1, 2 fun, 1 ryo
- Dajokan Satsu
s162-6 (1868)
1 shu, 1 bu, 1, 5, 10 ryo gold
- Minbusho Satu
s167-70 (1869)
1, 2 shu, 1, 2 bu gold
- Okurasho Dakan Shoken
s171-3 (1871) 1, 5, 10 yen gold
- Kaitakushi Dakan Shoken
s174-9 (1872) 10, 20, 50 Sen, 1, 5, 10 yen
EXCHANGE BANKS
- Tokyo Kawase Kaisha
s180-2 (1869) 3 monome silver, 1, 25 ryo gold
- Kyoto Kawase Kaisha
s183-6 (1869) 50, 100, 200, 500 mon copper
- Osaka Kawase Kaisha
s187-92 (1869) 100, 200, 500, 1.000 mon copper, 1 ryo gold
- Hikone Kawase Kaisha
s193-5 (1870) 1, 2 bu, 1 ryo
- Matsuzaka Kawase Kaisha
s195A (1870) 1 ryo
- Osaka Kawase Kaisha
s196-7 (1870) 25, 50 Mexican Dollars
s198-202 (1869) 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 ryo gold
- Yokohama Kawase Kaisha
s203-4 (1870) 10, 1000 Mexican Dollars silver
s205-11 (1872) 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1.000 Dollars silver
FOREIGN PRIVAT BANKS
- Central Bank of Western India
s224 1866 25 $
- Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, London & China
s228-31 1866 5, 10, 50, 100 $
- Commercial Bank Corporation of India & the East
s235 1866 10 $
- Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation
s240-4 18-- 5, 10, 50, 100 $; Higo Branch
s246-57 18-- 5, 10, 50, 100, 500 $; Yokohama Branch
- New Oriental Banking Corporation Ltd
s260 1886 1 $
Remarks: all images reduced 50%

Banknotes are attributed to last Pick's catalogue:
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 2: General Issues 1368-1960
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 3: Modern Issues 1961-
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 1: Specialized Issues

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