Bar Currency, Kissi Penny


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Artifact Identification Bar Currency, Kissi Penny   (1984.15.0005)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Exchange Media
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  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Kissi

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 25.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.4 cm
Weight 11 g
Measuring Remarks Depth = thickness.
Materials Metal--Iron
Manufacturing Processes Forging
Munsell Color Information Moderate Olive Brown (2.5 Y 3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

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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