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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Coins
Coins Six coins, three made of brass and three of nickel. The face side of each brass coin reads "Two cents; 1937" and the face side of each nickel coin reads "Two cents; 1941." Each face side depicts a palm tree, and each obverse reads "Republic of Liberia," depicting an elephant.
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Confederate greenback
Confederate greenback Five dollar Confederate greenback issued on February 17, 1864 and redeemable two years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America. Printed by Evans & Cogswell in Charleston, South Carolina and engraved by Keatinge & Ball of Columbia, South Carolina.
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Confederate greenback
Confederate greenback Ten dollar Confederate greenback issued on February 17, 1864 and redeemable two years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America. Printed by Evans & Cogswell in Charleston, South Carolina and engraved by Keatinge & Ball of Columbia, South Carolina.
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Contemporary sweetgrass basket
Contemporary sweetgrass basket Contemporary sweetgrass basket for decorative use in the shape of a hat; center constructed of pine needle; sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Contemporary sweetgrass basket
Contemporary sweetgrass basket Contemporary sweetgrass basket for decorative use in the shape of a hat; center constructed of pine needle; sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Cooking pot
Cooking pot Incised cooking pot with uneven lip, rounded base, unknown origin.
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Copper bowl
Copper bowl Copper bowl with Acanthus leaf motif; on a stem with stamp on bottom: 1891800; origin Morocco.
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Copper bucket
Copper bucket Copper pail with handle and geometric design engraved around top; origin Morocco.
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Copper engraving
Copper engraving This is an original hand-colored copper engraving from Cook's Voyages, c. 1785. Depicts a Tasmanian woman carrying a child; caption reads "Woman of Cape Dieman, in the Southern Extremity of New Holland. Vol. 1, to face Page 240."
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Copper horn
Copper horn Copper horn with seven holes, decorative copper pieces; plays like a flute; possible origin Tibet.
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Copper kettle
Copper kettle Copper kettle with brass parts on lid and handle; origin Morocco.
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Copper teapot
Copper teapot From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Copper teapot, lid has four images of a face, body has four embossed designs, greek key design around base, spout resembles elephant trunk.
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Cowrie shell necklace
Cowrie shell necklace Cowrie shell necklace, made with brown seeds, green beads, and white shells; main piece in the shape of a triangle with 28 shells; origin Wolof people of Senegal.
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Cowry shells
Cowry shells From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a small box of cowry shells.
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Cross charm
Cross charm Silver Coptic cross with looped copper piece soddered on; origin Ethiopia.
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Cross handle sweetgrass basket
Cross handle sweetgrass basket Coiled sweetgrass basket with cross handle; made of sweetgrass and pine needle sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Currency
Currency Currency in the form of a cross. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Currency
Currency Metal coil currency. Origin Igbo people of Nigeria.
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Currency
Currency Currency in the form of an anklet in high relief. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Ekonda people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Currency
Currency Two dollar bill issued by the Bank of South Carolina, payable on demand at their office in Charleston.
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