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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0992
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galba; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 68
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  14.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3948. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 1962
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Galba, laureate, draped l. Reverse S - C to l. and r., Pax draped standing l. holding a branch in her r. hand and a caduceus in her l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP SER SVLPIC GALBA CAES AVG TR P (Emperor Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus, Tribune of the People) Reverse: PAX AVGVST (Peace of the Augustus).

Bibliography:  cf. RIC I 2nd ed. 322

Notes:  Broadly same type as RIC 322, but reverse inscription AVGVST, not AVGVSTA.

3 Related People

Galba
Roman
-3
69
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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