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jbsilver
05-01-2012, 06:14 PM
Quite interesting video.

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Powerkicker
05-01-2012, 06:36 PM
So, how do you enrich just the outside of the coin in roman times?

captainsilverton
05-01-2012, 07:11 PM
and how many millions of these were produced over years??
starting in like 200 BC???? 50 grains of Ag in each...??
INCT

JohnRav
05-01-2012, 07:32 PM
Nero ruled from 54 to 68. but this was for sure, done in his later years. Rome burned in 64, some think by command of Nero, to make room for his Palace, which is what he was struggling to pay for, with this idea...

he committed suicide, shortly after being run out of town, in 68.

/slept in a Holiday Inn once..

greed is a powerful motivator.