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Industrial heritage uncovered: the archaeological excavation at La Seca (The Royal Mint of Barcelona) II

In a previous article we looked at the Mint and its location in the most commercial neighbourhood of Barcelona, its implantation in the urban layout of the area and some of the coins that were made there. In this second part, we now have to imagine a steam-powered factory in the middle of the nineteenth…

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Author: Albert Estrada-Rius