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Quinarius with head of Galba

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Obverse: Laureate head of Galba to right. SER.GALBA.IMPCAESA(A lacks crossbar)R.AVG.P.M.T.P. (broken letters for last two Ps) Reverse: Victory, standing on globe right, holds wreath in right hand, palm in left. VICTORIA GALBAE.AVG

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 68–69

Mint

Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.79 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.974

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins