Bar Currency, Kissi Penny


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Bar Currency, Kissi Penny   (1991.14.0016)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Exchange Media
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 1900 - 1930
Culture Kissi

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 44.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) .5 cm
Weight 59 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 N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Eyo, Ekpo. Nigeria and the Evolution of Money. Lagos: Central Bank of Nigeria, 1979. Leonard, Gertrude Simpson. Our Africa Story: An Account of the work of the Woman's Home and Foreign Mission Society at Muhlenberg Mission, Liberia, Africa. Baltimore: General Literature Committee, Lutheran Church, 1918.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Edwin Hadley in Memory of Grover C. Leonard, Gertrude Simpson Leonard, Frances Hadley
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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