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Manilla

Physical Description:
light brown (overall color)
metal, bronze (overall material)
dark gray (overall color)
cast, patinated, shaped (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6.12 cm x 6.07 cm x 1.98 cm; 2 13/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
Manilla
alternative currency
Place made:
Africa
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC88B
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC88B
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067091

Manilla, Africa, 19th Century

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5.6 cm x 5.7 cm x 1.75 cm; 2 7/32 in x 2 1/4 in x 11/16 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Place made:
Africa
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC88C
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC88C
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1067092

Twisted Manilla, Nigeria

Physical Description:
black (overall color)
light green (overall color)
bronze (overall material)
cast and twisted to shape (overall production method/technique)
metal, iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28.5 cm x 16.5 cm x 3.9 cm; 11 7/32 in x 6 1/2 in x 1 17/32 in
Object Name:
Manilla, Twisted
alternative currency
Place used:
Nigeria
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.00315
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.00315
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1067093

Manilla, Gold Coast and Nigeria, 19th century

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5.88 cm x 5.89 cm x 1.67 cm; 2 5/16 in x 2 5/16 in x 21/32 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Manilla
Place made:
Africa
Associated place:
Ghana: Gold Coast
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC18
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC18
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West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067094

Manilla, West Africa, 19th Century

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
gold/brown (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 6.1 cm x 1.7 cm; 2 3/8 in x 2 13/32 in x 21/32 in
Object Name:
Manilla
alternative currency
Place made:
Africa
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC19
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC19
Collector/donor number:
OC19
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067116

Manilla, West Africa, 19th Century

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 6 cm x 1.8 cm; 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 23/32 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC137
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC137
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067119

Ogoja Penny, Nigeria, 20th century

Physical Description:
metal, iron (overall material)
black/brown (overall color)
wrought to shape (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Ogoja Penny
alternative currency
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Nigeria
Date made:
20th century
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.00327
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.00327
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West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069106
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King Manilla, Nigeria

Associated Name:
Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
brown/gold/gray (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 33.2 cm x 14.5 cm x 5.6 cm; 13 1/16 in x 5 23/32 in x 2 7/32 in
Object Name:
Manilla, King
alternative currency
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Nigeria
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.00314
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.00314
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West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069113

King Manilla, Nigeria

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
black/brown (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 27.3 cm x 14.5 cm x 4.28 cm; 10 3/4 in x 5 23/32 in x 1 11/16 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Manilla, King
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Nigeria
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.00316
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.00316
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069115

Manilla, Nigeria, 19th century

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
green patination (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 8.24 cm x 7.4 cm x 1.79 cm; 3 1/4 in x 2 29/32 in x 23/32 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Manilla, Copper
Ring Money
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
Ghana: Gold Coast
Nigeria
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC137A
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC137A
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069117

Manilla, Nigeria

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
brown/gold (overall color)
green patination (overall color)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 6.2 cm x 6.39 cm x 2.3 cm; 2 7/16 in x 2 17/32 in x 29/32 in
Object Name:
alternative currency
Manilla, Copper
Place used:
Nigeria
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.OC137B
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC137B
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069124

1 Penny, British West Africa, 1907

Head of government:
Edward VII King of the United Kingdom  Search this
Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .19 cm x 3.09 cm; 1/16 in x 1 7/32 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
British West Africa
Date made:
1907
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM01142
Catalog number:
79.112.CM01142
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943044
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1/10 Penny, British West Africa, 1907

Head of government:
Edward VII King of the United Kingdom  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .16 cm x 2.01 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Nigeria
Associated place:
British West Africa
Date made:
1907
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM00058
Catalog number:
79.112.CM00058
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943045
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The Alonge Project: Collaborating with the Benin Museum

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-07-25T14:52:59.000Z
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianGlobal
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
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edanmdm:yt_OfTRj2IYoL0

Idris Aloma

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-27T17:39:10.000Z
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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edanmdm:yt_DuBl6ozG_Kc

Blessing Okagbare

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-27T17:40:05.000Z
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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edanmdm:yt_HwwcdIOu-ek

The Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-01-21T20:23:09.000Z
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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edanmdm:yt_JfJ8KwEF2jI

Artists’ Books and Africa

Creator:
Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-08-19T15:57:07.000Z
Topic:
Library science  Search this
Youtube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianLibraries
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Sons of the Moon excerpt

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-01T17:29:13.000Z
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-27T17:39:02.000Z
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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