Roman Imperial




Diameter: 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm)

Weight: 1.7 lb. (26.7 oz.)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the John M. McDonald 1940 Fund



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

On view


Obverse: Bust Laureate of Galba facing right with aegis, Roman Emperor, 68-69 C.E. Reverse: Galba addressing the army Inscriptions: Obverse: SER SVLPI GALBA IMP CAE – SAR AVG P M TR P Reverse: ADLOCVITO and S-C

Exhibition History

Money Talks: Roman Coinage in Global, Historical Context, Classical Studies 11, Professor Roberta Stewart, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 2, 2022-.

Publication History

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. Fixed Price List, No. 9. np. Chicago, IL: Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 2019, lot 114.


Stack’s sale of The Hall Park McCullough Collection of Ancient Roman Coins and United States Coins, New York City, November 20, 21, 22, 1967, lot 1127; to Philip Peck, Assistant Curator, of the Chase Bank Money Museum, Rockefeller Center, New York; Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois, Fixed Price List, No. 9, lot. 114; sold to present collection, 2019.

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