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Loan Object

Currency Blade

18th–19th century

Iron and wood

26 3/16 × 8 5/16 × 1/16 in. (66.5 × 21.1 × 0.1 cm)
other (Handle): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.147
Geography: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture: 
Bwa
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
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