Primitive Currency (6)

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01742x. Bullet Money Silver 188001742x. Bullet Money Silver 1880

'Bullet Money' silver primitive currency used in Siam - Thailand as early as the 11th Century and continuing to the 20th. This example mid 19th century stamped with 'trader' marks used for identification. Various denomination from 1/32 to 4 bat issued. Also referred to as ticals. Good condition.

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30.00 / $44.40



01726. Celtic Turrett Ring (?)01726. Celtic Turrett Ring (?)

Unidentified half ring appears broken identified as 'Celtic Turret Ring' or broken 'African Manilla' primitive currency. Good condition 62mm wide 45mm high.

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25.00 / $37.00



01729. Knife Money China 01729. Knife Money China

Knife money. Primitive Currency used in China from period extending to 1125 BC. This example 19th Century thin in shape of knife known as 'Ming Tao' derives from earlier examples in bronze known as 'Chi Tao' and also named 'Razor' or 'Sword' money. Probable 19th century counterfeit as patina appears to be added. Nonetheless collectable and correctly priced. Good condition. 135mm

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25.00 / $37.00



01725. Manilla Standard African 01725. Manilla Standard African

Standard iron African 'Manilla' primitive currency item. Recovered from water and thus signs of deterioration. Standard shape with opening flat ends. 60mm wide and 60mm high. 70 grms in weight. Early 1900s.

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20.00 / $29.60



03670. Ostrich Egg Shell Currency03670. Ostrich Egg Shell Currency

South Africa Primitive money: Ostrich egg shell money pierced and strung together popularly referred to as 'Bushman's beads'. Used by various South African tribes including Ovambo tribe in Northern Namibia and the Herero tribes famous for its war against the Germans in 1884. Good condition. 52cm in length. Individual shell 10mm diameter.

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75.00 / $111.00



01737. Stone Axe Head01737. Stone Axe Head

Sharp triangular early primitive axe head intended as working implement by early society. Pen marking inside indicates formal cataloguing and authenticity. Unidentified origin. Good condition. 40mm wide x 48mm high

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20.00 / $29.60


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