Dupondius with bust of Galba

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 68


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 11.96 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

97.433

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Galba profile to right, draped and laureate.
IMPSERGALBA AVGTRP
Reverse: SPQR/ OB/ CIVSER within a wreath.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund