The banknotes of the Japanese yen are part of the physical form of Japan's currency.
The issuance of the yen banknotes began in 1872, two years after the currency was introduced.
The Allies issued notes in denominations of 10 and 50 sen, 1, 5, 10, 20, 1 yen between 19, during which time the Bank of Japan also issued notes.
Banknotes below 1 yen became invalid on December 31, 1953 by the same legislation mentioned above.
Australia actually made notes for the occupation as well and those can be seen at the Australian Reserve Bank website By the early 1950s, notes below 50 yen had been replaced by coins, followed by those for 50 and 100 yen in the late 1950s. The 500 yen notes were replaced after 1982, while 2000 yen notes were introduced in 2000.
from the National Police Agency, they seized 11,717 counterfeit Series D banknotes (excluding the ¥2000 denomination) in 2005.
In 18, the Imperial Japanese National Bank issued 1 and 5 yen notes.
Between 19, the government issued 10, 20 and 50 sen notes. In 1944, 5 and 10 sen notes were introduced by the Bank of Japan.However, they seized only 486 counterfeit current issue banknotes, namely Series E ¥1000, ¥5000, ¥10000, and Series D ¥2000. The 2000 yen note was first issued on July 19, 2000 to commemorate the 26th G8 summit in Okinawa and the 2000 millennium year as well.