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Roman Coins

Amateur Uses Metal Detector, Finds Incredible Valuable Ancient Coins

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts

LONDON — A large batch of 4th-century Roman gold coins found by an amateur treasure hunter will go on display in the English city near where the...

Amateur Treasure Hunters Make $15 Million Discovery

Posted 06.28.2012 | Money

When we were kids, searching for lost treasure was a summer pastime. It didn't matter that our most valuable find ended up being earthworms -- we were...

UK Treasure Hunter Finds 52,000 Roman Coins

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A treasure hunter has found about 52,500 Roman coins, one of the largest such discoveries ever in Britain, officials said Thursday. Th...

Clipped Roman Coins and Shrunken Coke Cans

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

The Romans had a gold-backed currency that they physically needed to shrink to engineer empire-killing inflation. In America, the government, not having a gold-backed currency, just prints more worthless paper.