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11 Feb 2015

Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

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Thanks to intelligent political leadership and forward-thinking approaches to governing, the Persian Empire quickly became a substantial power of the ancient world. By not interfering with local customs or religions and granting equal rights for all citizens as long as taxes were paid, the Persian Empire merged diverse lands and people and set the stage with concepts that would eventually represent some of the underpinnings of the Hellenistic and Roman Empires.

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http://www.coinweek.com/ancient-coins/ancient-coins-wealth-persian-empire/

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