Special Purpose Money

Dublin Core

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Special Purpose Money

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Items in the Special Purpose Money Collection

Kualia shell disc currency
Used as currency in near Papua New Guinea.

Kissi pennies
Thin iron sticks with round flat tips. Kissi penny, also seen transcribed as kissy or kisi penny or known as guenze, koli, and kilindi, was an iron currency made in Sierra Leone that circulated widely in the immediate vicinity of its production among…

Chinese "knife" money
Knife money is the name of large, cast, bronze, knife-shaped commodity money produced by various governments and kingdoms in what is now known as China during the Zhou dynasty. Find out more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knife_money

Athenian Tetradrachm
An ancient Athenian Coin. Find out more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetradrachm

King Manilla
green/oxidized metal