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Bar Money - Mbole, Konda & Kundu people, D.R. Congo (#28)

Price: $450.00


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Title: Bar Money

Material: Copper

People: Mbole, Konda and Kundu

Country: D.R. Congo

Description: Copper bars of various bracelet shapes
and sizes were used in Africa in the 19th century.

Bar Money Value:
11 bars = 1 pound of ivory
8 bars = 1 pound of large amber beads
5 bars = 100 carnelian beads
130 bars = 1 slave
1 bar = 5 English pounds

Dimensions: 5" height x 4 1/2" width x 4" depth

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