Zhao Gongming was said to be a general of the Shang and Zhou time and sanctified as a god for "bringing in wealth and promoting the market." a well-known God of Wealth (Militarv God of Wealth) worshipped by people. This typical picture of him portravs him as riding on a black tiger and holding an iron staff in one hand and a gold ingot in the other. In front of him is a tripod filled with gold. silver and other valuables. Two immortal boys stand on either side. one carrying a golden wheel and the other a good-wish bar. which stand for evoking blessing, eliminating disaster and bringing in wealth. Zhao Gongming, the God of Wealth. Was worshipped by businessmen as their protective god.
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Money orders issued by private money shops began to circulate atthe end of the Qing period. This is a genuine money order issued by a money shop on the northern side of