KISSI CURRENCY

 

 

 

Photographs © Tim Hamill

KISSI, "Pennies", Iron, Sierra Leone

These iron forms were recognized and used as currency for minor transactions.

Each has a complete top and bottom and are unbroken.

9-12" = $6@

Photographs © Tim Hamill

KISSI
"Pennies" Currency Bundles of 100
$300

Iron
Sierra Leone

Bunches are similar to those pictured, tied with twine, of 100 pieces of unbroken Kissi currency. Most of the individual pennies measure between 10" and 12", the bunches measure about 12.5" in height.

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