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5 Centavos 1942, Philippines

in Krause book Number: 103a
Years of issue: 1942
Signatures: no signature
Serie: 1942 Issue
Specimen of: 1942
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 100 х 48
Printer: Japan Imperial Cabinet Bureau of Printing

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5 Centavos 1942




Flowerish pattern.


5 Centavos 1942

Rosette, pattern.


5 Centavos 1942

Rosette, pattern.


During World War II in the Philippines, the occupying Japanese government-issued fiat currency in several denominations; this is known as the Japanese government-issued Philippine fiat peso (see also Japanese invasion money). The Second Philippine Republic under President José P. Laurel outlawed possession of guerrilla currency, and declared a monopoly on the issuance of money, so that anyone found to possess guerrilla notes could be arrested or even executed.