Roman Money Chest Pompeii

Item number: 65104


Category: Baskets & boxes

599,00 €
≈ £ 550.48

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A Treasure Chest for your Home

Before paper money and credit cards it could require quite a lot of space to store ones riches. Thus, many better off people possessed several chests in order to properly store their coins. Chests like the one at hand usually stood in the entry halls of high-class private homes to show guests how wealthy the owner is. Some Romans filled them to the prim with coins and left them open to brag even more. But they were also used by public servants, mostly by tax collectors. They went from house to house to collect the due taxes while carrying a chest like the one at hand for safekeeping.

Even you should not possess a chest worth of gold coins then this could just be the item for you to have! It makes for a great piece of furnishing and can be literally filled with anything. Thus, making it not only a nice addition to your household decoration but also a handy yet stylish storage container.

If you too want to feel like a Roman rich man, then don not hesitate and become the proud owner of this treasure chest today! It will catch everybody's eye and is a great conversation starter as well as a nice piece of furnishing.

Money Chest Facts

  • Width: 78 cm
  • Height: 67 cm
  • Depth: 43 cm
  • Modeled after a real archaeological find made in Pompeii (1st century A.D.)
  • Embellished with 1700 Roman nails
  • Made from wood
  • Removable lid

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