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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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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.
Doll Female doll wearing a white dress and yellow sash with the beaded letters "UOMO" and a heart on it. She is decorated with many charms, including coins, beads, and cowrie shells. Two of the coins have inscribed on them "Republic of West Africa." Origin Gambia.
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Slave auctioneer's token
Slave auctioneer's token Slave auctioneer's token, 1846. These tokens were distributed as one-cent pieces and served as advertisements for the businesses and services depicted on the coins.
Chinese coin
Chinese coin Coin from Anhui province in Eastern China; one side has dragon with the writing AN HWEI, other side inscribed in Chinese.
Wooden mask
Wooden mask Wooden African mask decorated with cowrie shells and coins. Origin is either the Dan people or Guro people of Cote d'Ivoire.