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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Fa, stone currency: heavy circular piece of stone with a central hole.

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1900-1940
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 44.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    From acquisition notes "fa".

  • Location

    On display: G68/dc15/p2

  • Exhibition history

    1983–1986 16 Dec-29 Jun, London, BM, Museum of Mankind, Pattern of islands: Micronesia yesterday and today
    2012 June-present, London, BM, CITI Money Gallery

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 3283? (Original Beasley collection number?)
Oc1980,Q.928 Yap stone

Oc1980,Q.928 Yap stone

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