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ID number:  BIRBI-R0987
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galba; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  68
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.60
Weight (g):  26.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3505. G. Fallani, 1959.
BIRBI-R0987.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Galba, laureate and draped, r. Reverse: S - C to l. and r., Libertas draped standing l. holding pileus in r. hand and vertical rod in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP SER SVLP GALBA CAES AVG TR P (Emperor Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus Tribune of the people) Reverse: LIBERTAS PVPLICA (Public freedom).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 309

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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