Quinarius with head of Galba

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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