This can be the 1st of numerous volumes dealing completely with Roman silver coinage, probably the most well known sequence between creditors of old cash.
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The amazing collections housed within the world's most renowned museums are trophies from an imperial age. but the large crowds that every yr stopover at the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris, or the Metropolitan in long island have little concept that some of the items on exhibit have been obtained through coercion or robbery.
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