Central Italy, uncertain mints
5th - 4th Century BC.
Rectangular shaped ingot (bar).
L= ca. 98 mm, W= ca. 52 mm, H= ca. 7 mm.
W= 267,70 g.
Very rare, also rare in weight and in this condition. Green patina.
Proto-currency in ancient Italy prior to the use of minted coins. This rare bronze currency was a precursor to the issues of aes grave but later than aes rude.
Ex A. Tkalec collection.
Not for American market place.
- Year/Period and Variation
- 5th - 4th Century BC.
- Extremely fine