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Who invented the roman coin?

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asked Oct 10, 2013 in Roman by anonymous
   

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It is not clear cut who invented the Roman coins. However, it is believed that the first money in use among the Romans was heavy lumps of brass, which were valued according to their weight. During his reign, Servius Tullius stamped these and reduced them to a fixed standard.  Although the legendary founding of Rome was in 763 BCE there is no proof of Romans "inventing" coins.
answered Oct 11, 2013 by answerwiz Inquisitive Expert (94,860 points)

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