Seller: beastsofengland (299) 100%, Location: London, Ships to: Europe, Item: 322654599545 Region of Origin: African, Product: currency piece, Primary Material: Iron, Age: Post-1940, Original/ Repro: Original, Details: Mangbetu sickle shaped items such as this are called “trombash,” and despite their weapon like appearance, were often used as a form of currency, symbolizing prestige. This piece has a well patinated surface, with circular holes in the 'blade'. The handle is wooden. A nice example. Complete with a heavy iron stand. h39cm Please enquire for European and International shipping cost.