armlet (arm ornament); ring (adornment); currency unit (currency & wealth)

Heavy shell money-ring, made from Tridacna clamshell.

Poata money-ring of clamshell. An inscription on the ring appears to read: Veaupa Pata. This is a New Georgia group money-ring of standard value, known in several languages as poata, of plain Tridacna shell.

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