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Striking 1970s Bulgari Modern Silver Box with Ancient Roman Coins

$7,500

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Modern 950 silver box inset with ancient Roman coins. Made by Bulgari in Italy in 1972. Straight sides, each with large gilt diaper inset with a follis (a type of bronze coin) from the reign of Emperor Maxentius, one of the last pagan emperors, who ruled from 306-312 AD. Striking 1970s design evocative of decline and decadence. Fully marked including post-1967 Italian marks, year, and phrase “Impero Romano / Massenzio / 306 – 312 / Follis”. Heavy weight: 38.5 troy ounces.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 5 in. (12.7 cm)Width: 4.75 in. (12.07 cm)Depth: 4.75 in. (12.07 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1972
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BU1221stDibs: LU898022196512

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