Dupondius with bust of Galba

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 68


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.41 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

35.268

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Galba, draped and laureate, right.
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Reverse: Libertas, draped, standing, left, holding pileus and sceptre.
LIBERTAS PVBLICA S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)