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Sestertius with bust of Galba

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Galba right. SERGALBAIMPCAESARAVGTRP Reverse: Roma standing, Victory on right hand. In field: S C/ RO MA

Provenance

Said to be ex Signorelli Collection, no. 1210; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 68

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 26.58 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.469

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins