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These legionaries were supplemented by about the same number of auxiliaries ,
drawn exclusively from the provinces ; and there were already the beginnings of
a policy by which they were rewarded by Roman citizenship on their discharge .
The relationship of the central state treasury , the public aerarium , to the
treasuries of the provinces , is still imperfectly understood . Augustus , it is true ,
proudly recorded his own gifts to the state . But the state ' s profits from running
the rich ...
PROVINCES : a great series of coins honoured individual provinces and Hadrian
as their visitor ( adventui Augusti ) and restorer ... the provinces . DEFEAT IN
BRITAIN : a legion was lost some time between 117 and 122 . HADRIAN ' S
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