Currency

Maker
Unknown Maker
Production date
Circa 1900-1930
Description
A tubular, 'C' shaped piece of metal, heavy for its size. A tubular, 'C' shaped piece of metal, heavy for its size. It is thought to have been used as currency from 1900–1930s in dhows (trading vessels). It was carried on a strap round the neck or waist.
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Object detail

Production date
Circa 1900-1930
Media/Materials
Metal, possibly bronze[?].
Measurements
58mm - diameter [verified]
14mm - depth [verified]
Production place
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1983/84/29

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