The original cowries: tiny shells used as basic currency in India and Africa

Source: ebay, June 2007

Cowry shells made into necklaces by the Nagas; *a closer view*; *showing the scale*

Source: ebay, June 2012


A one-cowry, or "kori," coin from Cutch, c.1778-1814; the coin is smaller than a dime

Source: ebay, Sept. 2005

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