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Old September 29, 2015, 10:24 AM   #1
TomADC
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Not a gun but WW II

Ever see these before? These say Japanese Government.
My dad was in the Phillipines during the war.

Okay this helps explain it: http://www.antiquemoney.com/the-japa...ernment-pesos/


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Old September 29, 2015, 11:19 AM   #2
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Yes.

Occupation Pesos.

They were backed by nothing, and thus the inflation rate got kind of.... out of control.

After the Philippines were liberated the United States took hundreds of millions of confiscated and uncirculated pesos and dumped them into Manila Bay.

And, sorry, but off topic, so closed.
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