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Aureus with bust of Galba

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Obverse: Bust of Galba, right. IMPSERGALBAAVG Reverse: Oak wreath. SPQR/OBCS (all within wreath)

Provenance

By 1988: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, September 28, 1988

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 68–69

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1988.349

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins