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Relief on Roman sarcophagus of argentarius

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Relief on Roman sarcophagus of argentarius
Relief on Roman sarcophagus of argentarius | Photo: RoaminTheEmpire

Relief on a Roman sarcophagus of argentarius at the counter. The object is located in the Palazzo Massimo – Museo Nazionale Romano in Rome.

Argentarius was a combination of auctioneer, broker and lender. Not only did he collect a commission from the sellers, he also lent money at interest to buyers to enable them to buy the product.

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