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Just got these in the mail today and just absolutely love the 
Aes Formatum. 

Roman Republic Aes Formatum Proto Money.

Precurser to the Aes Grave

Central Italy 6th-4th century B.C. 95.05 grams

Also got an AES rude that has a weight of 42.16 grams

The earliest surviving piece of aes rude dates from the early 8th century BC and as late as the late 4th century BC, and was cast in central Italy. It is, simply, bronze, shaped vaguely like a lumpy ingot. Only later on did it become usual to mark these lumps and, eventually, make them into a standard shape (the round, thin disk-shape still in use today).

 

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