Invasion money

CARTER's Family History via New Zealand


Japanese Invasion Money (JIM) 1942 - 1945

Printed by Japan for use in the Philippines, Malaya (not Malaysia), Burma, and Oceania during World War II (and presumably beyond) as part of the so called Co-Prosperity Sphere.

Burma:rupees/cents (block letters starting with "B")
Malaya:dollars/cents (block letters starting with "M")
Oceania:pounds/shillings (block letters starting with "O")
Netherlands Indies:gulden/cents (block letters starting with "S" - "De Japansche Regeering" instead of "The Japanese Government")