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Loan Object

Currency Piece in the Form of a Spiraling Serpent

18th–19th century

Iron

39 3/16 × 4 5/16 × 3 1/8 in. (99.5 × 11 × 8 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.18
Geography: 
Made in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mongo, Nkundu subgroup
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
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