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Second World War - Japanese

 


The Japanese Government Half Rupee Note, acquired in Burma in World War Two.
Accession Number: KO0685/05A


The Japanese Government One Rupee Note, acquired in Burma in World War Two.
Accession Number: KO0685/05B


The Japanese Government Five Rupees Note, acquired in Burma in World War Two.
Accession Number: KO0685/05C




The Japanese Government One Rupee Note, known as 'Banana Money' in circulation in 1944, this example acquired by Captain A G G Oliver, of the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, whilst serving in Burma.
Accession Number: KO2229/08

bulletEarly Coins
bulletSouth African War 1899-1902
bulletFirst World War - Allied
bulletFirst World War - German
bulletIndia
bulletSecond World War - Maltese
bulletSecond World War - Italy
bulletSecond World War - German
bulletSecond World War - Japanese
bulletBritish Military Authority Notes

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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