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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper alloy currency bar (ramo secco).

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 600BC-300BC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 1410 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Burnett, Andrew and Paul T. Craddock and Nigel Meeks. ‘Italian currency bars.’ Italian Iron Age Artefacts in the British Museum. Papers of the Sixth British Museum Classical Colloquium, 1982, edited by Judith Swaddling. London: British Museum Publications Ltd, 1986. p. 127-130.

    See Tripp, David Enders. ‘Coinage.’ Etruscan life and afterlife: a handbook of Etruscan studies, edited by Larissa Bonfante. Warmister: Aris & Phillips, 1986. p. 203, fig. VI.17.


  • Bibliography

    • Haeb 5, p.16 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G71/dc14/no3

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


COMPASS Title: Bronze ramo secco bar


COMPASS Title: Bronze ramo secco bar

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