Manilas (currency)

West African
20th century


Object Place: Africa

Dimensions

Overall (First of Six): 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.) Overall (Second of Six): 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.) Overall (Third of Six): 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.) Overall (Fourth of Six): 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.) Overall (Fifth of Six): 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.) Overall (Sixth of Six): 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.117.1-6

Medium or Technique

Copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Numismatics

Provenance

2000, sold by African Runners, New York to Alan Helms, Boston; 2008, gift of Alan Helms to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan Helms