FULANI COIN BELTS, West Africa

The coin belts below have been vetted as authentic.


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

From left to right:

FULANI, COIN BELT 1, 50" long (31" of coins), 60 coins, $150 West Africa

FULANI, COIN BELT 2, 46" long (30" of coins), 63 coins, $150 West Africa

FULANI, COIN BELT 3, 46" long (26.5" of coins), 52 coins, $150 West Africa

FULANI, COIN BELT 4, 55" long (31" of coins), 63 coins, $150 West Africa

FULANI, COIN BELT 5, 46" long (30" of coins), 60 coins, $150 West Africa

FULANI, COIN BELT 6, 43" long (29" of coins), 56 coins, $150 West Africa

FULANI, COIN BELT 7, 50" long (30" of coins), 61 coins, $150 West Africa

FULANI, COIN BELT 8, 42" long (25" of coins), 38 larger coins, $150 West Africa




FULANI, COIN BELTS, West Africa

These snake-like forms, with British West African coins tied onto a leather "spine" were recognized and used as currency.

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