Aureus with bust of Galba

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 68–69


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1988.349

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Galba, right.
IMPSERGALBAAVG
Reverse: Oak wreath.
SPQR/OBCS (all within wreath)

Provenance

By 1988: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, September 28, 1988

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour