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Mbrammuo

Description
Merchants used these copper alloy weights as a standard for weighing gold dust when trading. This weight, made before 1900, appears to resemble a shield a symbol which is relates to ideas of war and power.
Accession Loan No.
68/1994/75
Simple Name
weight
Full Name
gold dust weight
Common Name
mbrammuo
Production Country
Ghana
Material
copper alloy (cast)
Collection Class
Currency
Collection Contintent
Africa
Collection Area Region
W
Production County
South Ghana
Production Area Region
West Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Production Year Low
1400
Production Year High
1900
Cultural Group
Asante Akan
Function Name
currency
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:09
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:46:09

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