The COMES SACRARVM LARGITONVM., or Count of the Sacred Largesse is another one of the high officials in the Late Roman Government whose insignia of office are illustrated in the Notitia Dignitatum. This official was a member of the imperial Consistory, or Privy Council, and was in charge of the imperial government treasury. His job was to oversee the collection of taxes and the paying out of money by the Roman government. The symbols of his office included gold and silver coins, bags of coins with symbols of their value on them, and other wealth in a form that was easy to distribute and store.
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