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Subject:Chinese Silver Bracelet / Chain
Posted By: Richard Fri, May 05, 2023 IP: 2a00:23c4:ce21:8801:

This is a silver chain / bracelet with rectangular links with I think Chinese characters - can anyone please help me translate these marks?

Subject:Re: Chinese Silver Bracelet / Chain
Posted By: I.Nagy Fri, May 05, 2023

It is Japanese.
This silver bracelet was made by combining the rectangular "ichibugin" silver coins used in Edo period between 1736-1818.
一分銀 Ichibugin (1 unit silver) - monetary unit
定    - Jo - Regular
銀座常是 - Ginza Joze - Name of the silver coin mint officials of the Edo Shogunate, inherited from generations to generations and stamped on the silver coins.

With fregards,
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