Throwing Currency

Throwing Currency

This Throwing Knife Currency from Nigeria dates from pre-1900s. Hand-forged from iron.

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.

Dimensions: 23.5″H x 17″W

Due to the handmade nature of all our pieces, some variation occurs. For photos and precise measurements of current in-stock pieces, please contact us.



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