Ghost cities

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The myth of Metalla, where the Romans coined the coins

The myth of Metalla, where the Romans coined the coins

Photo: Roman Coins
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Metalla and its myth. This locality was considered the fulcrum of the Romans mining activity in the Iglesiente. But still today, we are not able to locate it precisely. There are at least two hypotheses: the first one would place it in the Fluminese, off nearby the temple of Antas (Fluminimaggiore), in a territory rich in iron,