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I don’t think ancient vampires being rich needs much explaining either specifically or metaphorically. Modern banking goes back to at least 1590: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berenberg_Bank
If you started depositing one guilder or thaler a month then you’d be in the realm of ~$328m today
Wouldn’t one person maintaining a bank account for over 400 years raise some eyebrows? This is exactly why this isn’t the point!