charm

Charm in the shape of interlocking double coins, made from iron rod covered on both sides with coins with central opening thread alternating red and yellow cotton string. Section of coins at one end detached and missing.

‘Wellcome’ catalogue card information found in archives of the Department of Africa, Oceania and The Americas at The British Museum on 5 October 2016 by Alison South. Scanned copy of card in ‘Wellcome’ section of the Horniman Historical files Accessions No. (Stores) 3792. Classification G Group Section CUR CHIN Initials in top right hand corner H.M.M. Description of object RING MONEY Brass, made up in form of an “8� 16 ½� x 10� Chinese. Bought of Stevens 255/26 27/ii/1929. (Mr Stow.) Value 1/6 At present Case No. To be placed B.

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