Boloko, or Kunga Currency - Nkutshu, Bankutu & Kuba People, D. R. Congo
Boloko, or Kunga Currency - Nkutshu, Bankutu & Kuba People, D. R. Congo
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Boloko, or Kunga Currency - Nkutshu, Bankutu & Kuba People, D. R. Congo

$250.00
These copper alloy currency pieces were forged by the Nkutshu smiths who called them kunga. In 1910, one Boloko or Kunga unit could buy a ram, and ten units constituted a man's marriage offering for the hand of a future wife.
Height: 16" x Width: 12" x Depth: 2 3/4"
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