Merchants used these copper alloy weights as a standard for weighing gold dust when trading. This weight, made before 1900, has an intricate design that was probably influenced by Asante proverb and tradition.
|Full Name||gold dust weight|
|Material||copper alloy (cast)|
|Production county||South Ghana|
|Production year low||1400|
|Production year high||1900|
|Cultural group||Asante Akan|