BENIN CURRENCY, Nigeria

The blade currencies below have not been vetted, but were probably made to be sold.


 

BENIN 12
18.25" high
$250

 

BENIN 13
18.25" high
$250

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BENIN, BLADE CURRENCY, Nigeria

Forms like these were carried as priests' staffs for prestige display and used as currency.

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