If you want to exchange those paintings for cold cash, the amount of the reward, or ransom, if you like, is the going price.
There's a hundred in cold cash for every Chink that's run across the border, and Dangerfield has been smuggling them in in droves.
If they put this thing over for us, I'll pay for it in cold cash as soon as I get it.
What will you give me in cold cash to tell you who she is, and who her people are?
What will you give me in cold cash to tell you who she is, and where her mother's people are?
A man with a million in cold cash has the right to expect that he will be treated decently in a bank.
"I'll take half a million dollars, in cold cash," said Uncle Jap.
"You get $20,000 cold cash and a thousand shares of preferred stock," urged Vickery.
I wouldn't cross that rock wall for a hundred thousand dollars in cold cash.
Twelve thousand cold cash for your stuff and the deed, and I'll throw in a lift to New Texas.
Unmistakably valid money, as distinct from checks, promises, etc; Hard Cash: The place wants payment in cold cash, nothing less
[1884+; fr the notion that definite and inalterable things, like gold and silver coins, are cold and hard]