TOGO ancient holed stone

$75.00

TOGO, holed stone, unknown period but probably ancient, quartzite, oval, 44x69x20mm, 104.9g, Quiggin plate 3 #3

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Description

Quiggin, in “A Survey of Primitive Money,” reported stones were found & gathered into piles under trees into the 19th century. In the 2000s piles of selected stone have been found made by apes, not with holes, but still, there is a long tradition.

Togo is a small country in West Africa. The major port, Lome, was a major depot for the export of slaves for several centuries.

Over the decades I’ve been selling collectibles my market has been about 97% coins, 2% paper money, 1% everything else.