Chuckrum board, Indian, late 19th century.

Made:
late 19th century in India

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Chukkrum board with 112 small native coins. Chuckrum board with 108 small coins.This board was used to count 100 small
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Chukkrum board with 112 small native coins

Chuckrum board with 108 small coins.This board was used to count 100 small 'chuckrum' coins rapidly by spreading them over the surface to fill the holes.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1946-28
Materials:
mahogany (wood), silver (metal)
type:
counting token
credit:
Mr R.A. Bell
status:
Permanent collection

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