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[Ar]

Roman gold coin, weighing 72 to the pound, minted from 309 ad as part of the reform of the currency after the economic collapse of the 3rd century. The prestige coin of the later empire, in which taxes and tribute were demanded, it was valued by barbarians as far as Scandinavia.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Archaeology.


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