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The Gaul who lost a coin in Palencia

July 6, 2019 - General

It is only a hypothesis, but a very probable one… the coin was dropped by a Gallic soldier who was part of the auxiliary troops of the Emperor Augustus when he arrived at the wheat fields of present-day Osorno (Palencia). And more than 2,000 years later, the Dessobriga Project team, led by Margarita Torrione, professor of Hispanic History and Civilization at the University of Savoy (France), found that coin that was minted in the…

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