Arts of Africa
19th century or earlier
13 1/8 x 4 1/16 in. (33.3 x 10.3 cm)
Carll H. de Silver Fund
Coiled wire currency. Size of wire and scrape marks suggest casting and hand tool finishing before being coiled. Several spots along the wire have raised bands about 1/8 inch wide, which suggest joints.
Condition: Corroded multi colored surface. Wire retains its flexibility.
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