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ID:     1540167
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galba
Date Ruled:     A.D. 68-69
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD November 68 - January 69
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     3.36 g
Obverse Legend:     IMP GALBA CAESAR > AVG P P
Obverse Description:     Laureate bust right, globe at point of bust
Reverse Legend:     PAX > AVG, direction 5 to 1
Reverse Description:     Pax standing left, holding branch and shield
Mint:     Lugdunum
Primary Reference:     RIC 129 var (denarius)
Reference2:     BMCRE unlisted
Reference3:     RSC unlisted
Reference4:     BN unlisted
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=96254
Grade:     Good Fine, nice flan, legends fully legible
Notes:     Apparently unrecorded as a denarius, but the type is known as an aureus (RIC 129). ex Dean Witter 195.