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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0994
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galba; Spanish mint
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Spain
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 68
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  3.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 913. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1926
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Galba, laureate l. Reverse: Roma helmeted and in military dress, advancing r., r. holding Victoria on globe, in turn facing l. holding a wreath; l. transverse spear.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GALBA … (Galba Emperor). Reverse: ROMA RENASCENS (Rome reborn).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 25

Notes:  Sometimes attributed to Tarraco specifically, sometimes Spanish mint.

3 Related People

Spanish mint
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Galba
Roman
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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