However I was reading this article today found linked at Rawles Blog.http://www.coinweek.com/us-coins/lincoln-cent-roll-searching-found-25-box-pennies/
It is kind of a interesting article. However the last part really got me to thinking about the money of the Roman Empire.
The older Roman coins were actually nicer and better than the newer ones because of currency debasement and the eventual decline.
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