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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Six pieces of African money
Six pieces of African money Six pieces of currency in the form of a tool or pendant. Origin Tuareg people of Niger.
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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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Iron currency
Iron currency 64 pieces of iron currency with shaped ends; origin West Africa.
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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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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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Manilla
Manilla Currency in the form of a manilla. Origin West Africa.
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Metal Currency
Metal Currency Two long thin pieces of twisted metal with unique ends. Origin Liberia.
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Metal Currency
Metal Currency Three manilla-shaped pieces of metal, two of which are twisted. Origin Liberia.
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Metal anklet
Metal anklet Manilla-type anklet currency consisting of two high relief ridges. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Togo.
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Currency
Currency One dollar bill issued by the Bank of South Carolina, payable on demand at their office in Charleston.
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Currency
Currency Currency in the form of a heavy hemispherical bangle with beveled edges. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Bambole, Bayele, and Balengo people of the Mbole region of the 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 Bracelet with stamped geometric decoration, used as currency. Origin Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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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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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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Currency
Currency Five dollar bill issued by the Farmers & Exchange Bank of Charleston and dated September 28, 1853. Bill depicts an African American tending to a wagon pulled by oxen. Engraved by Toppan, Carpenter, Kasilear & Company, Philadelphia and New York.
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Manilla
Manilla Manilla, a type of metal currency formerly exchanged for slaves, especially in West Africa. Originally imported from Europe then later re-cast and used as a local currency.
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Manilla
Manilla Manilla, a type of metal currency formerly exchanged for slaves, especially in West Africa. Originally imported from Europe then later re-cast and used as a local currency.
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Manillas
Manillas Two manillas, metal currency formerly exchanged for slaves, especially in West Africa. Originally imported from Europe then later re-cast and used as a local currency. These were made in Birmingham, England.