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Cowrie Money: CM.1070-2015

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Cowrie Money

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Description

A bronze imitation cowrie shell, possibly currency. Larger than other bronze currency cowries, so possibly ornamental.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2015-04-27) by North, Jeffrey J.

Dating

Circa -1000 - Circa -200

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Weight 27.00 g

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1070-2015
Primary reference Number: 238320
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 September 2019 Updated: Thursday 12 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Cowrie Money" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/238320 Accessed: 2022-12-07 03:50:03

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