Or maybe when Tiber achieved CHIM he turned all currency into Septims like he changed Cyrodiil from a jungle.
Psssh. According to TES:O, which we all know is going to be the undisputed source of lore (higher than UESP), the whole jungle thing NEVER HAPPENED. --- If you haven't found any communists in your back yard, you're not looking hard enough! Strumcluks 4 lief
I always assumed certain things were simplified for the sake of... well, simplicity. Coins you find in tombs aren't going to be ancient Nordic coins. Just like I don't believe all lockpicks are the exact same shape and size. They're probably just any slim bit of metal your character makes use of. --- Look, for the last time: Kirby has explained it over and over! http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk138/Schesparn/11911255317531.gif