These striking currency are hand forged from iron. They are true artifacts that would have been used in local commerce. Country of origin: Cameroon.
Dimensions: 16″w x 8″H = $295; 6″w x 20″h = $200
Detailed metalwork created by blacksmiths was used as a form of currency especially among agricultural communities in Africa. Some currency designs include European influences, an effect of colonisation. These are mounted on stands with an acrylic base, creating an interesting table top accessory with a fascinating history.