This old African bronze Snake Currency weight (mrammou) comes from the Akan/Ashanti People of Ghana in West Africa. This is a very unique and hard to find is made of bronze and made during the late 17th and 18th centuries. They were originally used prior to the paper money systems. They were used to weigh out gold dust. This mrammou usually depicted proverbs and symbols, that held cultural significance within the Akan culture. They were given as wedding gifts, so that a groom would be able to enter the merchant trade respectably and successfully. A wonderful addition to your home or collection.
Shows Natural Age and Wear
SIZES AND SHAPES MAY VARY
4 Inches Long
1.5 Inch Wide
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