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Double Hoe Money

MANU Mfumte Cameroon AFRICA "Semi-finished hoe blades were commodity currency units widely accepted in the agriculturally-based economies of the Congo basin. This double iron hoe money is a good example of a non-functional hoe used strictly as money or as the price of a bride." (Source: Dix, Noonan, Webb Coin Sale Catalogue 12 December 2005)