Metal medium of exchange in the form of blades, used especially in Central Africa. The blades could be turned hatchets, axes, knives, hoes, swords, spearheads, arrows, and used as a means of payment.

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Metal medium of exchange in the form of blades, used especially in Central Africa. The blades could be turned hatchets, axes, knives, hoes, swords, spearheads, arrows, and used as a means of payment.

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Title
Blade Money
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021