Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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currency (Kissi penny)
  • unknown Kissi maker
  • currency (Kissi penny), 1975
  • Where object was made: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • iron
  • Object Length/Width: 30 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 3/4 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0164

Long, thin piece of iron that seems to have been flattened somewhat then twisted. One end is in a "T" shape with point ends and the opposite end is a flattened oval shape.