Iron currency

African, Fang peoples
early to mid-20th century


Object Place: Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea

Dimensions

Image: 0.3 x 1.6 x 15.6 cm (1/8 x 5/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1183

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Numismatics

Provenance

Between 1990 and 2002, acquired by Alan Helms, Boston [see note]; 2005, year-end gift of Alan Helms to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

NOTE: Probably purchased from a gallery in Paris or New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Alan Helms