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Pis Bolong or Kepeng  

by on Thursday, 1 June 2006No Comment | 1,659 views

Small lead or bronze Chinese coins with a hole in the center used in offerings and as decoration in rituals. In the 19th and early 20th centuries the kepeng was the most wide-spread form of “cash” used on Bali, worth a fraction of a Dutch cent and the smallest coin in use. Also used in weight measurement.

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