Mokmok Stone discs 19th century New Britian
TitleMokmok Stone discs 19th century New Britian
Arawe Stone Currency discs, referred to as mokmok stones, circa late 19 century. These unusual stone discs were a form of currency and also a sign of status. They were worn on currency belts.
For similar examples are in the Linden Museum Stuttgart
Disc size 11cm dia and 7cm dia