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Aes signatum (ingot) with bull

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Obverse: Bull walking to right, head facing. Reverse: Bull walking to left, head facing.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; January 8, 1969: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Republican Period, 280–250 B.C.

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 163 x 95.5 mm. Weight: 1.7 kg.

Accession Number

69.4

Medium or Technique

Bronze (cast)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins