Sestertius with bust of Galba
Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 27.50 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Galba to right, laureate.
Reverse: Galba, in toga, stands at the right, clasping the hand of a kneeling female (?) figure, who is draped simply in a mantle, and wears nothing on the head. Between them, in the background, stands a young warrior, looking towards Galba, wearing a crested helmet, short tunic and high shoes, and carrying a shield on the left arm.
LIBERTAS RESTITVTA in ex.: SC
From the Modena collection. By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund