Massive Bread Stamp with the Inscription CIPIS

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 5.4 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 3288
Provenance: Private collection Dr. Rudolf Leopold, Vienna. Acquired in the 1990s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Massive, rectangular bread stamp with the inscription CIPIS in high relief. The inscription is framed, on the back a ring shaped handle. CIPIS stands for the owner or the bakery. Possibly from a Northern Italian province.