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3,000 Cash, Ch'ien T'ai Chan, China, n.d.

3,000 Cash, Ch'ien T'ai Chan, China, n.d.

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 3,000 cash note
Ch'ien T'ai Chan, China, n.d.
Obverse Image: Chinese at the top and in columns below, vignettes surrounding text depicting people, elephant, donkey, etc. (maybe the shichifukuji?)
Obverse Text: 兌付銀洋 / 遷 / 磘灣鎮 / 宿 / 乾太棧 / 奉吿諸翁謹防假票 / 字第 號 憑票兌付失落不認 / 憑票取詆京錢叁千文 / 年 月 日 票 / 仕宦而至將相富貴而歸故鄉此人情之所榮而今昔之所同也蓋士方窮時困阨里閤庸人孺子皆得易而侮之若季子不禮於其嫂買臣見棄於其妻一旦車馬高駟旗旄導前而騎後夾道之人相與騈肩累迹瞻望咨嗟而所謂庸夫愚婦者奔走駭汗羞愧俯伏以自悔罪於車塵馬足之間此一介之士得於當時而意氣之成昔人比之衣錦之榮者也惟大丞相衛國公則不然公相人也世有令德為時名卿自公少時已擢高科登顯任海內之士閒下風而望餘光者盖六有年矣㪽[[?]]謂將相而富貴皆公爵宜素有非如窮阨之人僥倖得志於一時出於庸夫愚婦之不意以驚駭而誇耀之也然則高牙大喜不足為公榮桓圭袞裳不足為公貴惟德被生民而功施社稷勒之金石播之聲詩以耀後世而垂無窮此公之志而士六以此望於公也豈止誇一時而榮一鄉哉公在至和中嘗以武康之來治於相乃作晝錦之堂於後圃既又刻詩於石以遺相人其言以快恩讐矜名譽為可薄盖不以昔人之㪽[[?]]誇者為榮而以為戒於此見公之視富貴為何如而其志豈易量哉
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[[Observed Text]]
兌付銀洋 / 遷 / 磘灣鎮 / 宿 / 乾太棧 / 奉吿諸翁謹防假票 / 字第 號 憑票兌付失落不認 / 憑票取詆京錢叁千文 / 年 月 日 票 / 仕宦而至將相富貴而歸故鄉此人情之所榮而今昔之所同也蓋士方窮時困阨里閤庸人孺子皆得易而侮之若季子不禮於其嫂買臣見棄於其妻一旦車馬高駟旗旄導前而騎後夾道之人相與騈肩累迹瞻望咨嗟而所謂庸夫愚婦者奔走駭汗羞愧俯伏以自悔罪於車塵馬足之間此一介之士得於當時而意氣之成昔人比之衣錦之榮者也惟大丞相衛國公則不然公相人也世有令德為時名卿自公少時已擢高科登顯任海內之士閒下風而望餘光者盖六有年矣㪽[[?]]謂將相而富貴皆公爵宜素有非如窮阨之人僥倖得志於一時出於庸夫愚婦之不意以驚駭而誇耀之也然則高牙大喜不足為公榮桓圭袞裳不足為公貴惟德被生民而功施社稷勒之金石播之聲詩以耀後世而垂無窮此公之志而士六以此望於公也豈止誇一時而榮一鄉哉公在至和中嘗以武康之來治於相乃作晝錦之堂於後圃既又刻詩於石以遺相人其言以快恩讐矜名譽為可薄盖不以昔人之㪽[[?]]誇者為榮而以為戒於此見公之視富貴為何如而其志豈易量哉
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75.3.29
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
n.d.
place made
China
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 cm x 10.25 cm x.01 cm; 8 27/32 in x 4 1/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.75.3.029
catalog number
75.3.029
accession number
320773
Credit Line
James C. Leigh
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Chinese Banknotes
NNC_Transcription_Center_Chinese_Banknote_01
NNC Chinese Bank Notes
Chinese Paper Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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