Coil Currency


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Coil Currency   (2005.01.0011)
Communication Artifacts : Exchange Media : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Nigeria
Period/Date N/A
Culture Igbo?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 15.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 8.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 5.5 cm
Weight 1182 g
Measuring Remarks 6 H x 3 1/4 Diameter, donor’s measurements in inches The second largest dimension is the diameter of one end. The third largest dimension is the diameter of the opposite end.
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes Coiling
Munsell Color Information N/A

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 Anonymous
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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