Roman Republic – Proto currency - Cast Aes Formatum, 5th - 4th century BC - Bronze
Central Italy, uncertain mint.
Rectangular shaped ingot (bar).
L = 55 mm x 48 mm x 39 mm, W= 618.72 g.
Extremely rare weight (!!!), shape and in this condition.
Proto-currency in ancient Italy prior to the use of minted coins. This bronze currency was a precursor to the issues of Aes Grave but later than aes rude.
Private collection A. Tkalec.
It is possible that optic of a camera shows a different impression of an object’s color or patina.
Only for European marketplace.
- République romaine
- Cast Aes Formatum,
- Année / Période et Variation
- 5th - 4th century BC
- Métaux précieux
- TTB (Très Très Beau)