Hand- Forged Iron Currency - Kirdi, or Mafa/Matakam People, Cameroon 4 - Sold
Hand- Forged Iron Currency - Kirdi, or Mafa/Matakam People, Cameroon 4 - Sold
Hand- Forged Iron Currency - Kirdi, or Mafa/Matakam People, Cameroon 4 - Sold 1

Hand- Forged Iron Currency - Kirdi, or Mafa/Matakam People, Cameroon 4 - Sold

This elaborate multi-spiraled, currency piece would have been used as a form of exchange or trade. Currency took many forms in ancient Africa. Common across the continent were metal objects shaped like spearheads, coins and spirals.
Worn as a belt adornment.
Ex.Cathryn Cootner Collection, Sonoma, CA

Height: 3" x Width: 3 7/8"

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