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001.1 Aes Rude 2
Roman Republic. c. 4th C. BC. (15.57 grams. 22x22x7 mm). Found turn of the century excavations around Mt. Ingino, Gubbio, Umbria. Thurlow and Vecchi, plate #2, discussed page 15. Ex Warren Esty.

Aes rude, or rough bronze, was used for trade in on the Italian peninsula prior to the use of actual coins. These bronze bars were traded by weight on the Italian peninsula. The rude bars were eventually surpassed by marked bars (Aes Signatum).
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Steve E  [Apr 28, 2012 at 04:56 PM]
Nice provenance! I would like to have an example of this type of proto-currency in my collection someday!
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