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Group of three different early African slave trade copper "manillas," 1700s-1800s.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Non-wreck Artifacts Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Group of three different early African slave trade copper  manillas,  1700s-1800s.
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This item SOLD at 2019 May 03 @ 18:18UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Group of three different early African slave trade copper "manillas," 1700s-1800s. 810 grams total, large 9", medium 3-1/4", small 2-3/4". Three different sizes of African trade currency, artifacts of the slave trade, cast in Europe and bartered for human cargo, all somewhat patinated (light crust). According to the certificate that accompanies this lot, the large piece is known as a "Queen," the middle one is a "Popo" (made in Nantes) and the small one is an "Okpoho" (made in Birmingham). Found in Nigeria, Africa. With photo-certificate.