Metal money in the form of metal wire, often copper or brass, cut in lenghts and stored in bundles or loose, introduced into Africa by European traders as trade money.

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Metal money in the form of metal wire, often copper or brass, cut in lenghts and stored in bundles or loose, introduced into Africa by European traders as trade money.

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Title
wire money
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021