1 Silver Monme Shibamura-han, Yamato

1 Silver Monme  (Shibamura-han, Yamato) -  obverse1 Silver Monme  (Shibamura-han, Yamato) -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Sakuramachi (1735-1747)
Type Local banknote
Year 1745
Value 1 Silver Monme (1/60)
Currency Ryō (1601-1867)
Composition Paper
Size 165 × 38 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

A god with two dragons at the top.
A god with three horns and three eyes, two cranes, pine trees, bamboo, turtle at the bottom.

Lettering:
五 札 銀 此 延
月 請 壹 手 享
吉 弐 匁 形 貳
祥 厘   弐 乙
日 引   厘 丑
      多 年
      渡


可       此
相       手
渡       形
者       を
也       以
        銀
        引
        替

Translation:
Issued on a great day in the 2nd year of Enkyō (1745)
1 monme silver

This banknote can be converted to Silver coins

Reverse

Seven Gods of Fortune (Shichifukujin)

Lettering:
芝   和
村   州

商   寶
賣   鈔
通   印
財   造
國   試
富   験
◯   鑿
◯   詔

澤開◯通不
下◯◯◯榮
於◯◯寶◯
民四◯大錘
◯◯◯◯之
不之貿◯◯
朽路易役◯

 所 札
的 酒 龍
場 屋 見
長 宗 四
兵 八 郎
衛 郎 右
    衛
    門
    
重 拯 邦
賢 穏 高

Comments

This banknote was issued by Shibamura-han in Yamato county (Nara Prefecture at present) in 1745.
"Han" is a Japanese historical term for the estate of a daimyo in the Edo period.

- ◯: place holders due to the condition of the note

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1745 

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