Sestertius with bust of Galba

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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