Note 038
From Chapter 69 of the Decline & Fall

This partition of the noble and baser metals between the emperor and senate must, however, be adopted, not as a positive fact, but as the probable opinion of the best antiquaries (see the Science des Medailles of the Pere Joubert, tom. ii. p. 208-211, in the improved and scarce edition of the Baron de la Bastie).

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