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Fulani forged iron bar currency 07.03.728

From North East Nigeria,border area to Cameroon. Origin from an ex-Vienna private collection. They were called Losol by the Eastern Fulani and Tajere (Tajt plural.) by the Western Fulani. In 1934 they were worth a penny or less.
Within the Jukun tribe 100 Losol were needed to by a slave in early 1900.

  • Ref.:07.03.728
  • Size:Height: 510 mm; center piece: 90 X 55 mm
  • Weight:560 gr

Category

  • North Eastern Nigeria & Cameroon 07.03West-, Central- & North Africa 29.01
  • AFRICAN TRIBAL CURRENCIES 07REGIONAL GALLERIES 29

Origin

  • West and Central Africa
  • NIGERIACAMEROON
  • FulbeJukunMumuye

Material

  • MetalIron

Quality

  • High aesthetic valueCollectible (fine or rare example of an object)Good overall conditions (signs of use, small imperfections)

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