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Rare gold coins reveal the new Roman Emperor

A new analysis of rare Roman coins, said to have been unearthed more than three centuries ago but long dismissed as fakes, provides compelling evidence that the gold pieces are genuine – and that the crowned man whose likeness appears on one of them a true historian was a personality who ruled as a Roman emperor almost 2,000 years ago.
“The coins are the only evidence that he existed,” said Paul Pearson, a research fellow at University College London, of Sponsian, the man depicted on the coin. “There is no historical written evidence at all. It’s a real thrill to bring someone back from the darkness.”

Source: Wall Street Journal

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