Group of 4 Iron Currency Objects
Mambila/Chamba , Nigeria/Cameroon
Forged iron
Early 20th century

Each piece is between 10" and 11" (height)
Inventory # 10594

Resembling a small hide or a hoe blade, this older currency form was used for dowry payments. This small but thick currency type originated in the village of Gayum in eastern Nigeria. 

$575.00
 
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