|Lot 146. 4th century B.C. Disk-shaped Æ aes formatum (127 mm, ~1774 g). Mounded obverse, flat reverse. Haeberlin p. 4, pl. 2.7. Extremely rare. Green patina with heavy earthen deposits. As cast. |
Called aes formatum by Haeberlin, this very rare bronze currency was a precursor to the issues of aes grave but later than aes rude.
Note that this is an especially heavy item (~2 lbs / 1 kg). Additional postage charges may (and will likely) apply.
Estimate: US$ 300