Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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currency (Kissi penny)
  • Kissi peoples
  • currency (Kissi penny), 1975
  • Where object was made: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • iron
  • Object Length/Width: 25 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 13/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0163
Description

Long, thin piece of iron that has been flttened and twisted. One end is in a flattened "T" shape with pointed ends and the opposite end is in a flattened round shape with a small point.