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Dutch Auction System
Date Total Sold
11/19 Auction No. 88 held with 20 Banks biding for a total of $0.00 (the lowest bid was $155.85). Total amount sold was $114,043,522.53. Click on date to see the detailed breakdown of the auction. ($114,043)
11/17 Auction No. 87 held with 21 Banks biding for a total of $0.00 (the lowest bid was $155.80). Total amount sold was $397,339,148.57. Click on date to see the detailed breakdown of the auction. ($397,339)
11/12 Auction No. 86 held with 19 Banks biding for a total of $0.00 (the lowest bid was $155.80). Total amount sold was $120,209,687.10. Click on date to see the detailed breakdown of the auction. ($120,209)
Note.: the above figures are in thousands of U$D. Retail DAS commenced on October 2, 2013.

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As at November 20, 2014
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Facts : 1/16/2006
The Cowry:The Cowry has, for centuries, served our people as an important form of currency. In 1860 the following system was in use: 40 Cowries formed a "String"; 50 Strings made a "head" and 10 heads comprised a "bag". In Lagos in 1865 one bag of 20,000 shells was exchanged for one or two English Pounds.
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