MARSHALL ISLANDS

Value

5 Cents in Trade

Issued by

Japtan Island, Eniwetok Atoll

Date

ND (1952)

Signature

Capt. Jack S. Holtwick, Jr.

Remark

The area was used for atomic tests from 1947 to 1962. Japtan Island served as "Rest and Recuperation" place. There was a bar, a swimming beach, and a shipwreck.
The bank notes were printed aboard the USS Estes (AGC-12).he Eniwetok Atoll in 1952 and actually being used for commerce on Japtan Island. The natives accepted them in exchange for locally available products.


 Palm trees, stylized coconuts looking like an atomic cloud, atomic symbols

 Two nuclear particles bombarding the core of the explosive device


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