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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.
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 - geometrical pattern - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Object: Akan goldweight - geometrical pattern - Ghana/Ivory Coast
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana/Ivory Coast
Material: Brass
Akan goldweight - geometrical pattern - Ghana/Ivory Coast   1 x 'Akan goldweight - geometrical pattern - Ghana/Ivory Coast' order
Price: 25,00 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 - 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
Gold weights - small metal stool + bird - Ashanti - Gold Coast
Object: Gold weights - small metal stool + bird - Ashanti - Gold Coast
Ethnic group: Ashanti
Origin: Gold Coast (Ghana)
Material: Metal
Gold weights - small metal stool + bird - Ashanti - Gold Coast   1 x 'Gold weights - small metal stool + bird - Ashanti - Gold Coast' order
Price: 300,00 EUR
Akan goldweight - Scorpion - Ghana
Object: Akan goldweight - Scorpion - Ghana
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana
Material: Brass
Akan goldweight - Scorpion - Ghana   1 x 'Akan goldweight - Scorpion - Ghana' order
Price: 80,00 EUR
Akan goldweight - sitting man - Ghana
Object: Akan goldweight - sitting man - Ghana
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana
Material: Bronze
Akan goldweight - sitting man - Ghana   1 x 'Akan goldweight - sitting man - Ghana' order
Price: 250,00 EUR
Akan goldweight - Hunter - Ghana
Object: Akan goldweight - Hunter - Ghana
Ethnic group: Akan
Origin: Ghana
Material: Bronze
Akan goldweight - Hunter - Ghana   1 x 'Akan goldweight - Hunter - Ghana' order
Price: 220,00 EUR
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