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Large, coiled, bronze, African "Igbo Ibo" manilla (bracelet currency) from Nigeria, 1600s or 1700s,

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Non-wreck Artifacts Start Price:280.00 USD Estimated At:350.00 - 500.00 USD
Large, coiled, bronze, African  Igbo Ibo  manilla (bracelet currency) from Nigeria, 1600s or 1700s,
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280.00USD+ (53.20) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 May 03 @ 18:18UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Large, coiled, bronze, African "Igbo Ibo" manilla (bracelet currency) from Nigeria, 1600s or 1700s, rare. 3454 grams, 11" long and 4" diameter. A coil of nineteen loops with squared ends, crusty green patination all over, very solid and heavy but also important as form of high-value currency within the African tribal communities. With photo-certificate, pedigreed to our Auction #16, lot #1114.