Bar Currency, Kissi Penny

1984.15.0001

Photo of Bar Currency, Kissi Penny

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Bar Currency, Kissi Penny   (1984.15.0001)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Exchange Media : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Sierra Leone
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Kissi
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 29.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.4 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 19 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Iron
Manufacturing Processes Forging
Munsell Color Information Moderate Olive Brown (2.5 Y 3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

See old label for information.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Eyo, Ekpo. Nigeria and the Evolution of Money. Lagos: Central Bank of Nigeria, 1979.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Oscar H. Dodson
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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