Subject:Re: Chinese strip of paper identification
Posted By: I.Nagy Thu, Jan 16, 2020
The strip of paper is a 18 c. Japanese clan note (type of money) or in Japanese "hansatsu"
These notes were usable only in particular domains and were exchanged for government bills at the market rate of the day.
和州 福地 - Washu Fukuchi - Japan Country (Happy Land)
Red seal between,
畿内 - Kinai - Provinces around the capital (Kyōto) - Circulation area -
銀壹匁 - Gin Ichi-monme - 1 Silver Monme (Mace)
- Face Value -
福地銀札引替所 - Fukuchi(Happy land = Japan) Currency Exchange Office