Aes signatum (ingot) with bull

Roman
Republican Period
280–250 B.C.


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

69.4

Medium or Technique

Bronze (cast)

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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