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ID:     2020195
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galba
Date Ruled:     A.D. 68-69
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD April - June 68
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     3.43 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     GALBA > IMPERATOR, direction 5 to 1
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right, globe at point of bust
Reverse Legend:     SP - QR
Reverse Description:     S P Q R inscribed on shield within oak wreath
Mint:     Tarraco (?)
Primary Reference:     RIC 047
Reference2:     BMCRE 190
Reference3:     RSC 282
Reference4:     BN 028
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=135004
Grade:     VF, hoard patina, some smoothing around bust.
Notes:     From the White Mountain Collection.