Authenticated ancient coins reveal a Roman emperor lost to history

This gold coin, bearing the name and face of

History is full of artifacts that later turn out to be fakes, but very occasionally the opposite can happen. New analysis of ancient Roman coins long dismissed as forgeries has found they appear to be authentic, revealing a previously unknown Roman emperor.

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Category: Science

Tags: History, Currency, Romania, Rome, Archeology, University College London, University of Glasgow, Microscopes

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