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There are also some other distinctions connected with gold, the mention of which ought not to be omitted. Our ancestors, for instance, presented tores1 of gold to the auxiliaries and foreign troops, while to Roman citizens they only granted silver2 ones: bracelets3 too, were given by them to citizens, but never to foreigners.

1 See B. vii. c. 29.

2 Dionysius of Halicarnassus is therefore probably wrong in his assertion that tores of gold were given to Siccius Dentatus, a Roman citizen, as the reward of valour.

3 See B. vii. c. 29.

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