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Iron Hoe Currency - Angas & Afo People, Nigeria (#1)

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Price: $1,600.00


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Title: Hoe Currency

Material: Iron

People: Angas and Afo

Country: Nigeria

Description: Referred to as a ceremonial hoe, these
were customary gifts to a bride’s father -1 hoe and
2 goats for a wife. A symbol of wealth, this giant
piece of currency was one of the heaviest means of
exchange by an African blacksmith.

Dimensions: 30" height x 19" width

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