Subject:Re: Translation For ? (Not Sure What This Is)
Posted By: I.Nagy Thu, Jul 14, 2022
This is a Japanese paper note issued by the regional
Shibamura clan of Yamato Province (corresponding to present-day Nara Prefecture).
和州 芝村 Washu Shibamura
(Washu is the alternative name of Yamato Province)
銀壹匁 Gin 1 Monme - Silver 1 Monme
On an Auspicious Day of May in the 2nd- Wood-Ox -Year of Enkyo Era (1745)
During the Edo period the Shogunate issued gold, silver and copper coins. At the same time the clans that ruled different areas of Japan issued their own paper notes with as much as 200 different varieties of clan money in circulation.