HAUSA (and JARAWA) HOE CURRENCY, Nigeria

The pieces below have been vetted as authentic.


 

HAUSA 1
48.75" high
$500

HAUSA 2
49.75" high
$500

HAUSA 3
46.5" high
$500

HAUSA 4
40.5" high
$500

HAUSA 5
40" high
$400

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

HAUSA (and JARAWA), HOE CURRENCY, Nigeria.

These iron forms were recognized and used as currency. They were used in wedding ceremonies and for dowry payments.

Thanks to Ethan Rider for his help and expertise.

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