1 Silver Monme private issue; Oono-gumi

1 Silver Monme (private issue; Oono-gumi) -  obverse1 Silver Monme (private issue; Oono-gumi) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Japan
Emperor Meiji (1867-1912)
Type Local banknote
Year 1869
Value 1 Silver Monme
Currency Ryō (1601-1867)
Composition Paper
Size 119 × 32 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 314976
Numista type number (https://numista.com)

Obverse

Ebisu, one of the Seven Gods of Luck, patron of fisherman and tradesmen on top.

Lettering:





代諸
銀物
預品

切農
手商

Translation:
One monme of silver
Various things and goods charge a silver deposit
Agriculture and commerce stamp

Reverse

Stylized water drop on top, date below, several stamps in center - on top of the issuer name, names of exchangers at bottom.

Large handwritten calligraphy covering most of the field.

Lettering:
巳己治明





橋杉平萩
下山野原
弥利助宗
兵三
一衛郎平

Translation:
Meiji era, year of the yīn earth snake (1869)

Oono-gumi
Sohei Hagiwara
Sukesaburo Hirano
Toshibei Sugiyama
Yaichi Hashishita

Comments

Oono-gumi was a company located in Chita-gun, Owari no Kuni (modern-day Aichi-ken)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1869 

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