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Shell money is a medium of exchange similar to money that was once commonly used in many parts of the world. Shell money usually consisted either of whole sea shells or pieces of them, which were often worked into beads or were otherwise artificially shaped. The use of shells in trade began as direct commodity exchange, the shells having value as body ornamentation. The distinction between beads as commodities and beads as money has been the subject of debate among economic anthropologists.
Some form of shell money appears to have been found on almost every continent: America, Asia, Africa and Australia. The shell most widely used worldwide as currency was the shell of Cypraea moneta, the money cowry. This species is most abundant in the Indian Ocean, and was collected in the Maldive Islands, in Sri Lanka, along the Malabar coast, in Borneo and on other East Indian islands, and in various parts of the African coast from Ras Hafun to Mozambique. Cowry shell money was important at one time or another in the trade networks of Africa, South Asia, and East Asia.

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Nzimbu Brown, SVG, Goatskin and Banana Leaf Artist - Arnold Heller
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Early State Economics
Early State Economics
Henri J. M. Claessen, Pieter Van De Velde, 1991
The Nzimbu (olivancillaria) shell "was Kongo's prestige article number one" (1972 , 117). Nzimbu was "legal tender. ... Throughout most of the sixteenth century they refused to sell slaves for anything other than Nzimbu. It was required for ...
Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One)
Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One)
Austin King and B.J. Keeton, 2012
NIMBUS is a steampunk novel for people who don't know they like steampunk! This is the first volume in a complete, four-part steampunk fantasy serial that came out of the authors' desire to do something new and interesting with ebook technology, while also dealing with a wide variety of narrative goodies–from airships to demon possession....
The Shell Money of the Slave Trade
The Shell Money of the Slave Trade
Jan Hogendorn, Marion Johnson, 2003
David Birmingham interprets the use of Nzimbu shells as currency in the Kongo Kingdom as a result of Portuguese influence, whereas previously they had only been "part of the royal treasure."1 Whatever the truth of this, there is no doubt that  ...
Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Omnibus)
Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Omnibus)
B.J. Keeton and Austin King, 2013
This omnibus edition of NIMBUS contains all four parts of the original serialized steampunk fantasy novel--with a never-before-seen prologue. NIMBUS is steampunk for people who don't know they like steampunk, as well as being steampunk for people who already love steampunk!--Seedy corporations and airship factions, demons and rogues, zealots a...
A Modern History of Monetary and Financial Systems of Congo, 1885-1995
A Modern History of Monetary and Financial Systems of Congo, 1885-1995
Edouard Mambu Ma Khenzu, 2006
The demand for the Nzimbu was, therefore, explained by transaction motives as well as by other roles such as ... With regard to the transaction motives, the demand for the Nzimbu depended on the extent to which, on a market day on the coast, ...
The Silent Dragon: Children of The Dragon Nimbus #1
The Silent Dragon: Children of The Dragon Nimbus #1
Irene Radford, 2013
In a realm on the brink of war, will an unsuspected heir to the kingdom of Coronnan and to magic long-banished from the land offer the only hope for survival? Glenndon--son of witchwoman Brevelan and Jaylor, Senior Magician and Chancellor of the University of Magicians--has never spoken aloud. He has no need because his telepathic talent is strong ...
The Quantum Vision of Simon Kimbangu: Kintuadi In 3D
The Quantum Vision of Simon Kimbangu: Kintuadi In 3D
Dom Pedro V, 2011
Using “Nzimbu” or “Ngongo a Nzadi” (Red Shell fished in the shallow waters) as form of trading currency, the kongos traded among themselves, with surrounding kingdoms and far away nations. It is important to state that red shell as currency ...
The Dragon Nimbus Novels: Volume II
The Dragon Nimbus Novels: Volume II
Irene Radford, 2007
The Dragon's Touchstone is the first novel in the prehistory of Coronnan. The kingdom is caught up in a war of magic, and the dragons decide to intervene, making their presence known to mortals through the healer Myrilandel. In the second novel, The Last Battlemage, the great Battlemage Nimbulan seeks to create permanent protection for Coronna...
Way of Death: Merchant Capitalism and the Angolan Slave Trade, ...
Way of Death: Merchant Capitalism and the Angolan Slave Trade, ...
Joseph Calder Miller, 1997
Special-purpose monetary tokens of local origin, copper rings and crosses, Nzimbu shells from the bay at Luanda, iron hoes in the central highlands, and the small squares of raffia cloth used in the Zaire basin regional trade and related ...
Nimbus Maintenance
Nimbus Maintenance
Knud Jørgensen, 2012
In spring 2012 there were 4,350 Nimbus C motorcycles registered in Denmark. If we take account of the 1,000 in use abroad, almost half of the total production of 12,715 motorcycles 1934 - 1959 survive to this day. All of them require maintenance and repair, and from time to time renovation and restoration. This book is about these subjects. The con...
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Archbishop Benjamin M. NzimbuAnglican Church of KenyaNairobi, Kenya Dear Brother,CONDOLENCES ON DEATH OF BISHOP WAQO We were saddened on receiving the news of the death of our beloved brother, the Rt.
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Músico Socorro coloca disco "Nzimbu" à disposição do público - A Página do Uíge e da Cultura Kongo
Uíge - O músico angolano Socorro colocou na manhã de hoje, sábado, à disposição do público daprovíncia do Uíge a sua terceira obra discográfica intitulada "Nzimbu", expressão kikongo que e… Hébergé par OverBlog
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Angola, Debates & Ideias: "Nzimbu" do músico Socorro será apresentado ao público este sábado
Texto do Jornal de Angola: O músico Socorro apresenta no sábado, na Praça da Independência, em Luanda, o seu terceiro disco intitulado “Nzimbu”, expressão kikongo que em português significa dinheiro. O CD inclui 10 faixas, cantadas em kikongo, nos géneros, kilapanga, sungura, semba, e mistura de ritmos congoleses.
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Dikanza: Socorro - Nzimbu
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NZILA KONGO: Ngombo nzimbu
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