Ancient Roman Bronze Legionary ''Wallet'' a significant part from the inventory of the legionnaire!
To avoid loss of coin Roman Officers put their coins in these purses, probably wrapping the body with leather, then slipped the purse over their arm where the arm secured the opening.
This item is very rare to encounter in old collections.
A hole on the bottom, otherwise a stable metal and Good Condition. See Photo
Sensational and exceedingly rare! (last picture is a museum piece as a comparison to see the quality of this one that we offer up here)
Date:1st.-3rd. Century AD.
Purchased by the current owner in 2011 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Ancient Roman
- Exceptional Officer's Legionary ''Wallet'' a significant part from the inventory of the Legionnaire!
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1st.-3rd. Century AD.
- A hole on the bottom, otherwise a stable metal and Good Condition. See Photo