counting board

Wooden board used for counting rectangular silver coins. Rectangular tray form with 80 small rectangular walled divisions. Three sides of the board have rims, there is a curved handle at one short end and no rim on the opposite end. One coin has been fixed in a space as an example, on which there are characters reading: 'GINZA-TSUNEKORE' (Ginza = silver guild). On the reverse of the board are characers reading: 'OKURAMAE-IZUMIKICHI', the first part probably a place name. 232 h x 120 w x 12 d.

By shop workers for counting rectangular coins.

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