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Lot 4581      

Estimate $150

NEW GUINEA, Rossel Island Ndap shell coin of the denomination Tebuda 'made before man came to Rossel by the supreme god Wonajo and given to man'. Rare.

Armstrong estimates only sixty of this denomination and used for bride price. This specific example was received at a pig feast at pata village (names of participants in feast given.

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