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Loan Object

Currency Blade

late 19th–early 20th century

Iron

19 11/16 × 9 13/16 × 1/16 in. (50 × 25 × 0.08 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.103
Geography: 
Nigeria
or Cameroon
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mfumte
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 188, 383, pl. 172.

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