These Ekonda forms have been vetted as authentic.
$800 with stand
They all have puddling of the copper on the inside and variations in thickness.
Copper alloy forms like these were poured into a mold, then wrapped around
a log to form a cylinder. They would be worn with vegetable fiber protecting
the leg. They were recognized and used as currency.
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