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Roman Imperial: Galba (68-69 AD)


Galba, AR Denarius, 68, Spanish (Tarraco?) Mint
SER . GALBA . IMP . CAESAR . AVG . P . M . TR . P .
Laureate head right, legend counterclockwise from lower right
CONCORDIA-PROVINCIARVM
Concordia standing left, branch upward in right hand, cornucopiae in left
18mm x 19mm, 3.48g
RIC I, 54 (R3)
Ex Harry Strickhausen Collection


Roman Imperial, Galba, AR Quinarius, July 68-January 69, Lugdunum
SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG P M TR
Laureate head right
VICTORIA GALBAE AVG
Victory standing on globe right, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left over shoulder
14mm x 15mm, 1.58g
RIC I, 132 (R)


Galba, AR Denarius, July 68-January 69, Rome
IMP . SER . GALBA . AVG
Bare head right
S P Q R / OB / C S
Legend surrounded by oak wreath terminating in large pellet
17mm x 19mm, 3.26g
RIC I, 167 (R)


Galba, AR Denarius, July 68-January 69, Rome
IMP SER GAL_BA CAESAR AVG
Laureate head left
HISPA_NIA
Hispania advancing left, grain ears and poppies in right hand, two transverse spears and round shield in left 
18mm, 3.39g
RIC I, -- (cf. RIC I, 193 for type but unlisted with obverse legend and bust type combination 5bH); BMC --; old RIC I --; RSC --; BN --
Ex Northia Coins Ltd, VCoins, January 2009


Galba, Orichalcum Sestertius, Group IV, October 68, Rome
SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG TR P
Laureate, draped bust right
LIBERTAS-PVBLICA
Libertas standing facing, head left, pileus in right hand, long vertical staff in left
S | C across fields
33mm x 35mm, 24.23g
RIC I, 388 (S)

Consignor notes: Fine. Flan cracks, smoothed, choice portrait. Notch carved out of rim.