Sestertius

Galba, Roman Imperial

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68-69

Bronze

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

Weight: 1.7 lb. (26.7 oz.)

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

2019.27

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

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

Publication History

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

Provenance

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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