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Date: circa 1200
Object Name: wampum beads
Classification: Native North American
Issuing Authorities:
Iroquois in Central New York Narragansetts in Rhode Island
Mint: North America, United States
Medium: wampum
Dimensions: Coin: 455 mm, 21.46 g (17 15/16 in., 0.76 oz.)
Subject/Image: String of wampum shell beads
Description: Wampum: 17 1/2 inch string of fresh water clam shell beads. Beads average about three/sixteenth of an inch in diameter; 11 beads per inch.
Accession Number: NG.2005.10.113