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Traditional money

Everything from shells to salt functioned as a medium of exchange in Africa, but the use of metal was particularly widespread. Durable, relatively portable and easily measured, they could also be transformed into weapons, tools and ornaments that added to their value.
Akan goldweight - Peanut - Ghana
Object: Akan goldweight - Peanut - Ghana
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana
Material: Brass
Akan goldweight - Peanut - Ghana   1 x 'Akan goldweight - Peanut - Ghana' order
Price: 40,00 EUR
2 Akan goldweights - Swastika Design - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Object: 2 Akan goldweights - Swastika Design - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana/Ivory Coast
Material: Brass
2 Akan goldweights - Swastika Design - Ghana/Ivory Coast   1 x '2 Akan goldweights - Swastika Design - Ghana/Ivory Coast' order
Price: 60,00 EUR
Manilla - West Africa
Object: Manilla - West Africa
Ethnic group: unknown
Origin: West Africa
Material: Copper-alloy
Manilla - West Africa   1 x 'Manilla - West Africa' order
Price: 70,00 EUR
Akan goldweight - bird on plinth - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Object: Akan goldweight - bird on plinth - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana/Ivory Coast
Material: Brass
Akan goldweight - bird on plinth - Ghana/Ivory Coast   1 x 'Akan goldweight - bird on plinth - Ghana/Ivory Coast' order
Price: 75,00 EUR
Asante - 4 gold dust spoons - Gold Coast (Ghana)
Object: Asante - 4 gold dust spoons - Gold Coast (Ghana)
Ethnic group: Asante/Akan
Origin: Gold Coast (Ghana)
Material: Metal alloy
Asante - 4 gold dust spoons - Gold Coast (Ghana)   1 x 'Asante - 4 gold dust spoons - Gold Coast (Ghana)' order
Price: 175,00 EUR
Phyton bracelet - West Africa
Object: Phyton bracelet - West Africa
Ethnic group: Gurunsi and neighbours
Origin: West Africa
Material: Copper
Phyton bracelet - West Africa   1 x 'Phyton bracelet - West Africa' order
Price: 60,00 EUR
Akan goldweight - Sword - Ghana
Object: Akan goldweight - Sword - Ghana
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana
Material: Brass
Akan goldweight - Sword - Ghana   1 x 'Akan goldweight - Sword - Ghana' order
Price: 60,00 EUR
Akan goldweight -
Object: Akan goldweight - "Musical horn" - Ghana
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana
Material: Brass
Akan goldweight - "Musical horn" - Ghana   1 x 'Akan goldweight - "Musical horn" - Ghana' order
Price: 75,00 EUR
Akan goldweight - Swastika Design - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Object: Akan goldweight - Swastika Design - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana/Ivory Coast
Material: Brass
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Akan goldweight - Swastika Design - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Price: 35,00 EUR
Akan goldweight - Sword - Ghana
Object: Akan goldweight - Sword - Ghana
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana
Material: Brass
Akan goldweight - Sword - Ghana   1 x 'Akan goldweight - Sword - Ghana' order
Price: 90,00 EUR
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