Kina Shell Money, Bride Price

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Kina Shell Money, Bride Price
200.00USD+ (40.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2021 Mar 12 @ 10:21UTC-8 : PST/AKDT
Lot: 4026
Title: (b)Kina Shell Money, Bride Price(/b)
Description: Kina mokas were used as money and bride price by several tribes in a large area of the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea; the glistening kina shell was affixed to an oval board covered with red ochre. This example illustrated in Opitz, p. 176, top.
Low Estimate: 500
High Estimate: 900
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