Brass Manilla Currency

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 02 April 2019

A cast brass manilla from Nigeria, used as a currency in the kingdom of Benin (13th-19th century CE) and other West African states. Width: 6 cms. (British Museum, London)

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Museum, T. B. (2019, April 02). Brass Manilla Currency. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10354/

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Museum, The B. "Brass Manilla Currency." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 02, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10354/.

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Museum, The B. "Brass Manilla Currency." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Apr 2019. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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