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Money -- Africa, West (6)
Metal-work -- Africa, ... (3)
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Money -- Africa, West... (2)
Igbo (African People) ... (1)

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Circa 1843 (3)
Early 1920s (2)
1890 (1)
1971-1982 (1)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Iron currency
Iron currency 64 pieces of iron currency with shaped ends; origin West Africa.
2.
Metal Currency
Metal Currency Three manilla-shaped pieces of metal, two of which are twisted. Origin Liberia.
3.
Metal Currency
Metal Currency Two long thin pieces of twisted metal with unique ends. Origin Liberia.
4.
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.
5.
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.
6.
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.
7.
Currency
Currency Metal coil currency. Origin Igbo people of Nigeria.
8.
Manilla
Manilla Currency in the form of a manilla. Origin West Africa.