BAULE CURRENCY, Ivory Coast

These anklet and bracelet currencies have been vetted as authentic.


BAULE, "Anklet"
Currency 8
3" high x 5" wide
$350

BAULE, "Anklet"
Currency 9

1.6" high x 4" wide
$250


BAULE
"Bracelet" Currency 10

4.25" high x 4.75" wide
$150

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BAULE, "ANKLET"  AND "BRACELET" CURRENCY, Ivory Coast

Copper alloy forms like these were both worn and used as currency. The anklets, made hollow by the lost wax process, were part of a woman's dowry. The bracelets either opened for wearing or were flexible enough to slide on.

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