Kissi Pennies

Coin with a Soul

Kissi, Loma, Kpelle, or Gbandi


Object Place: Sierra Leone or Liberia or Guinea

Dimensions

Image: 4.4 x 3.8 x 34.3 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1511

Medium or Technique

Iron, wrapped in raffia

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Numismatics

Provenance

By 2005, Dwight B. Heath, Providence, RI; 2008, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anna C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath, in memory of their son, David B. Heath