Term used within the complex exchange system established by the Spanish for African trade; referred to the value of an adult male slave.
Spanish colonist: "A yo, how much for dat young Indies piece right durr?"
Slave Trader: " Ay man I got a real deal for you dawg, you know dem Royal African Company be sellin dem for £300, but ima be you's brother and sell you that young piece for £50.
Spanish colonist: " Sheeiiiit mannn yous got a deal!" *Hands 50 fresh ones*
Slave Trader: " Aight thanks man keep it cool."
Prices shown in USD.