Ancient Roman Civil War Silver Denarius of Emperor Galba

Ancient Roman Civil War Silver Denarius of Emperor Galba

Code: 12128

£185.00 Approx $226.99, €215.37
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius of Emperor Galba, minted at Rome between July AD 68 AD – January AD 69 AD

Obverse: IMP SER GALBA AVG "Supreme commander (Imperator) Servio Galba, emperor (Augustus)" bare head of Galba facing right.

Reverse: S P Q R OB C S "The senate and the Roman people to the saviour of the citizens." Legend in three lines oak-wreath.

A rare coin in circulated condition, however, it has a good portrait of this distinctive emperor!

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 68 - 69 AD 

SIZE: 16.5mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.10 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 167; RSC 287

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Gloucestershire, United Kingdom