Bond of 1000 yen. brown, green, black. No 695012. Japanese Government bond issued to compensate landholders whose land was purchased by the government as part of the General MacArthur land reform.This reform took land away from big landlords and redistributed it to the farmers, so that farm families could own the land they worked. Because farm families became more independent economically, they could participate more freely in the new democracy. Vignette of farmer ploughing at left. Lithographed by the Printing Bureau. Rare piece.
Themes: AGRICULTURE, CITY & STATE BONDS
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