BRONZE AGE. Proto Money. Cut Down Piece of a "Aes Rude" Style Bronze Ingot (2000-800 BC).
Obv: Rough surface.
Rev: Flat surface / Surface of the Mold.
This type of ingots is an intermediate product of prehistoric copper processing in Europe and an early form of currency. It was available both in pure copper and in various mostly natural bronze alloys. The archaeological finds contain both whole cakes in various sizes and pieces.
Condition: Extremely fine.
Weight: 23.13 g.
Diameter: 34 mm.
|Price realized||75 EUR 4 bids|
|Starting price||40 EUR|