Iron, wood and old coins.
The wooden stick holds a set number of old one half or tenth-penny coins, usually from British
West Africa, with 6-pointed stars and King George VIís
They were recognized and used as currency and
could be broken up and traded for smaller transactions.
The attached coins date from the 1950ís and earlier.
Height: 13 3/4" x width: 2 1/8" x depth: 1/2".
height on custom base is 15 7/16" - base is 3" wide x 2" deep.