I have an item with Chinese writing on it. Can anyone help me identify it / how old it is?

any help would be greatly appreciated...


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  • Ancient Japanese money: 札所 龍見四郎右衛門・酒屋宗八郎・的場長兵衛 – sunfy Mar 3 '19 at 6:51

芝村 (Shibamura) is an Edo-era Japanese feudal domain, which is located in 大和国 (Yamato Province), which also known as 和州 (Washū).


札所 is a Japanese term

札所: 仏教の霊場の称。巡礼者が参詣のしるしとして札を受けたりおさめたりするところ

The name of a Buddhist sanctuary. Where pilgrims accept tags as signs of pilgrimage.

和州, 芝村 is a place's name, but 和州 in Google search doesn't seem to exist in today's China

The names at the bottom are all Japanese names

You should post this question at the Japanese StackExchange section

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