This unusual piece is an example of “wire coinage”… that is… coins which are struck with primitive tools along a length of heavy wire, and worn as armbands or bracelets, but may also be cut apart as needed for use as currency.
The copper “puli” are the smallest denomination coins. (Puli is the plural of pul) They are almost always left in full strings of twelve or cut into pairs. Singles are seldom seen.
They are also issued in silver, which are called Dengi (Dengi is the plural of Denga). They were made for the Khalasar of Khal Drogo as appeasement and used by him and his clan as adornment
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