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Rhumsiki Currency - Mafa and Matakam people, Cameroon (#02330) - SOLD

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Title: Rhumsiki

Material: Iron

People: Mafa and Matakam

Country: Cameroon

Description: Currency took many forms in Africa. Many
African tribes developed currency based on stylized forms
of everyday objects. Common across the continent, were
metal objects shaped like spearheads, spirals & coins. Many
believe that this double spiral currency made from wrought
iron plate, represents a stylized version of ramís horns,
which have long symbolized humility and strength.

Currency dimensions: 9 3/4" height x 11 1/8" width
Stand dimensions: 7 3/4" length x 2 3/4" depth

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