Iron Currency

African, Gabon, Unknown peoples
early to mid-20th century


Object Place: Gabon, Africa

Dimensions

Image: 40.6 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm (16 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1189

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