See Roman coins being made!

Whizz Pop Bang: RADICAL ROMANS is all about the science and engineering used in Ancient Rome!

All over the Roman empire were mints where coins were made.

To make a coin, they put a disc of silver, gold, copper or bronze between two harder metal ‘dies;’ with back-to-front pictures and writing on them. Then they hit them with a big hammer, squashing them together and stamping the coin on both sides.

Find out more about the epic achievements of the Romans in Whizz Pop Bang: RADICAL ROMANS!

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